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This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: method to predict cancer susceptibility, root microbiome, and more.

The funding will be used to develop new software and data structures to enable researchers to use the GO data for network-based analysis. 

Researchers used a metagenomic approach to uncover 2,500 bacterial genomes from sediment and groundwater samples.

Researchers detected small bacteria with uncharacteristic ribosomes and other peculiarities when they sequenced water samples from a Rifle, Colorado bioremediation site.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In Nature, researchers from the US and Japan detailed the transcriptional dynamics and diversity they detected in Drosophila melanogaster cell lines

At the summit of an extinct volcano in Oregon, a research team from the University of Washington was able to collect enough microbial biomass from two trans-Pacific air plumes to permit a microarray analysis.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Analytical instrument firm Leco announced today an agreement with the US Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory to develop metabolomic applications and tools.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a paper appearing online today in Science, researchers from the University of California at Berkeley, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory described the slew of microbes that the

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has made available for licensing a DNA extraction and isolation method that its inventors claim is more efficient, sensitive, and selective than current commercial DNA extraction kits.

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A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.

Researchers have uncovered signals of selection that may enable the Bajau people to free five hundreds of feet deep, Reuters reports.

In Science this week: paternally inherited cis-regulatory structural variants in autism, and more.

A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.