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In Science this week: method to uncover natural products from fungus, and more.

The team integrated tumor barcoding, genome editing, and ultra-deep barcode sequencing to interrogate pairwise combinations of tumor suppressor alterations.

Two studies have found that analyzing the timing of horizontal gene transfer events can help date microbial phylogenies.

Scientists at Helmholtz Zentrum München have developed a new package called Scanpy that they hope will support major analytical efforts, such as the Human Cell Atlas.

An analysis of metagenomic sequences from donor and recipient stool samples highlighted bacterial abundance, phylogeny, and strain features influencing engraftment.

A family of tail-less, double-stranded DNA viruses with potent bacteria killing abilities turned up in Vibrionaceae family bacteria from marine samples.

Using gene drives to control invasive species might be too risky, an initial advocate of the approach says.

In Nature this week: genome sequence of wheat progenitor Aegilops tauschii, and more.

Gut microbiome researchers have identified features associated with everything from Crohn's disease to salt intake, immune activity, and hypertension.

The MIT-led team that developed the delivery technique said that it was able to induce more than 80 percent editing of the Pcsk9 gene in the livers of mice. 

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CBS This Morning highlights recent Medicare fraud involving offers of genetic testing.

Researchers find that many cancer drugs in development don't work quite how their developers thought they did, as Discover's D-brief blog reports.

Mariya Gabriel, a Bulgarian politician, is to be the next European Union research commissioner, according to Science.

In Science this week: a survey indicates that US adults are more likely to support the agricultural use of gene drives if they target non-native species and if they are limited, and more.