MIT Speedy Long-Read Genome Assembly Enabled by Minimizer-Space Analysis The minimizer-space de Bruijn graph approach could assemble a human genome in less than 10 minutes using eight cores and 10 gigabytes of random access memory. CRISPR-Based Platform Tests for SARS-CoV-2 Using Saliva Samples Premium The point-of-care system can detect SARS-CoV-2 in unprocessed patient saliva in about an hour, according to the researchers. MIT-Led Team Develops Genomics Platform to Support Heart Disease Treatment Decisions Premium The platform is already being used in drug development and could eventually be harnessed to guide therapy selection in at-risk patients. CRISPR-Based Assay Developed for Genome Editing in Space The work aboard the International Space Station may help researchers better understand how conditions in space affect DNA damage and repair pathways. SMART Team Improves Virus Detection Speed With Quantitative CRISPR-Based Isothermal Amplification Premium Originally developed to detect contamination of cell therapy products, the method combines CRISPR and PCR technology and can be used to quantify viral loads. Jun 11, 2021 MIT Researchers Devise Oligo Barcode-Based 'File System' for DNA Data Storage Premium Apr 28, 2021 CRISPRoff Reversible Epigenome Editing Method Could Enable Safer, More Precise Therapeutics Premium Feb 3, 2021 Human Epigenome Map Reveals New Insights Into Genetic Loci for Traits, Diseases Feb 1, 2021 Expansion Sequencing Improves on Church Lab's In Situ Transcriptomics Method Premium Jan 21, 2021 Lung Cancer Metastasis Study Relies on CRISPR-Based Method to Track Single-Cell Lineages Jan 11, 2021 Broad Institute, MIT Researchers Probe Genome Structure With New In Situ DNA Sequencing Method Premium Oct 20, 2020 RNA Timestamps Method Clocks Age of Individual RNAs in Single-Cell Experiments Premium Sep 24, 2020 Catalog DNA Merges Molecular Biology, Information Theory to Pursue DNA-Based Computing Premium Sep 21, 2020 Malaria Assays Use CRISPR for Point-of-Care Multispecies Detection Premium Jul 29, 2020 ENCODE Phase Three Offers New Insights Into Genomic Regulatory Regions, Organization Jul 15, 2020 ReviveMed, Bristol Myers Squibb to Study Metabolomics for Cancer Immunotherapy Jun 11, 2020 Coronavirus Pathogenicity Clues Uncovered Using Machine-Learning Approach Apr 30, 2020 Prostate Cells With Regenerative Capability Uncovered by Single-Cell Transcriptomics Apr 29, 2020 Broad Institute Researchers Develop Viral Detection Platform Based on Microfluidics, CRISPR Tech Apr 16, 2020 Human Tumor Atlas Network Team Shares Strategy for Tracking Tumor Transitions Mar 5, 2020 Analysis of NatGeo Genographic Project Data Reveals Complexity of US Population Feb 24, 2020 Ancient Salmonella Genomes Reveal Human Lifestyle-Related Host Adaptations Jan 29, 2020 Breast Cancer Risk Clues Found By Sequencing Cells From BRCA2 Germline Mutation Carriers Aug 22, 2019 Single-Base Editing Expands Possibilities for Computing With DNA in Cells Jul 31, 2019 MIT Researchers Developing Amplification-Free 'Massively Parallel' Microfluidic Testing Platform Premium Load More Breaking News Ancient DNA Analysis Highlights Three Ancestral Populations in Japan FDA Warns of Potential False Positives With Abbott SARS-CoV-2 Molecular Tests New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Oxford Nanopore, Beckman Coulter, Thermo Fisher Scientific, More People in the News: New Appointments at Sema4, NHGRI, Dante Labs, Ancestry, More Thermo Fisher Scientific Expects 12 Percent Revenue Growth in 2022 In Brief This Week: Myriad Genetics, Danaher, Co-Diagnostics, and More The Scan For Those Thick Tiger Stripes Tigers in India with thick stripes harbor a genetic change, as Gizmodo reports. High GABA Tomatoes The Japan News reports that genome-edited tomatoes with higher GABA levels are now for sale in Japan. Approach for Inclusivity and Diversity A National Human Genome Research Institute team calls for the field to "adopt diversity as an ethos." Science Papers on Tumors Immune System Evasion; Drivers of Genomic Instability, Inflammation In Science this week: study of how tumors evade the adaptive immune system, and more.