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This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: trait prediction algorithm, missense mutation linked to hearing loss, and more.

Using a new algorithm, JCVI and Human Longevity researchers revealed potential re-identification risks using trait prediction from genome sequences.

The ASM speaker said that strains collected from two different hospital systems also exhibited overlap in their SNP and other content.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: analysis of viral sequences from human blood samples, gut microbiomes of heart failure patients, and more.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: mutation patterns in uterine and ovarian carcinosarcomas, deep genome sequences, and more.

Researchers studying the sequence data of individuals from a range of populations uncovered new sequences, variants, and variant-intolerant sites.

Diving in Deep

In a preprint, Craig Venter's team reports sequencing the genomes of 10,500 people to between 30X and 40X coverage.

The Human Immunome Program, which is part of the Human Vaccines Project, eventually plans to profile B-cell and T-cell receptors in more than 1,000 individuals.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: minimal bacterial genome of just 473 genes, and more.

Craig Venter and his colleagues develop a minimal bacterial genome of 473 genes, though the function of a third of those genes is unknown.

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Oxford researchers are turning to virtual reality to visualize genes and regulatory elements, Phys.org says.

The Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.

In Science this week: neutrophils rely on microRNA to protect against lung inflammation, and more.

China is moving forward with plans to sequence a million citizens, the Wall Street Journal reports.