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.
A new set of papers reveals a range of gene expression influencers, identified using thousands of samples collected for the Genotype-Tissue Expression project.
A research collaboration involving several universities has yielded a technique that they said isolates exosomes from biological samples more effectively than incumbent methods.
In Science this week: neutrophils rely on microRNA to protect against lung inflammation, and more.
Five researchers are to share this year's Albany Medical Center Prize for their work on the CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing tool, the AP reports.
The grants were made as part of the NSF's Enabling Discovery through Genomic Tools — or EDGE — program.
Dubbed "Sherlock," the new technology has demonstrated potential in detecting viruses and bacteria as well as human SNPs and mutations in cell-free DNA.
In Nucleic Acids Research this week: model to determine methylation effects of noncoding variants, Neisseria meningitides transcriptomics, and more.
The Los Angeles Times reports that a case of the novel coronavirus making people ill in China has been reported in the US.
A bipartisan group of senators has introduced a bill seeking increased funding for certain fields, including synthetic biology, ScienceInsider reports.
Discover magazine writes that paleoproteomics is increasing being used in archaeology, paleoanthropology, and paleontology, including a recent study of a 6,000-year-old ring.
In Nucleic Acids Research this week: mutagenic effects of ultraviolet "A" light, post-transcription effects of synonymous mutations, and more.