In Cell this week: proteomic, genomic, and transcriptomic analysis of endometrial cancer; deep neural network learning-based approach to antibiotic discovery; and more.
By sequencing ancient Salmonella enterica isolates, investigators retraced the history of the bug in humans transitioning to pastoral and agricultural lifestyles.
Researchers found sub-chromosomal aneuploidy, DNA damage pathway changes, and other somatic changes in breast cells from BRCA2 mutation carriers.
In PNAS this week: gene-edited mouse model of small cell lung cancer, cystic fibrosis carrier-related conditions, and more.
MIT's Search for Extraterrestrial Genomes is developing sequencing tools to use to try to detect whether there is any life on Mars, Quartz reports.
According to the Associated Press, three universities and a healthcare institution are sharing a gift of $1 billion.
In a point-counterpoint in the Boston Globe, researchers discuss the potential of gene editing to prevent Lyme disease, but also the pitfalls of doing so.
In Science this week: atlas of malaria parasites' gene expression across their life cycles, and more.
Built on concepts developed in Timothy Lu's MIT lab, a new approach to DNA-based computing in a cell increases precision and, potentially, scale.
The research team said its nanofluidic system increased the proportion of nucleic acid and protein disease biomarkers a billionfold prior to detection.
A Minnesota toddler given a gene therapy to treat her spinal muscular atrophy is now walking, according to Newsweek.
NBC Bay Area reports a California lab has been certified to conduct forensic mitochondrial DNA sequencing.
The New York Times reports on how environmental DNA sampling could monitor endangered species.