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Using meat and clinical samples collected prospectively over a year, researchers found evidence for poultry-to-human transmission of Escherichia coli sequence type 131.

Using more than 16,000 tick samples submitted by individuals in the mainland US and Puerto Rico, researchers documented tick species and infection by four pathogens.

More than a dozen Yersinia pestis sub-populations turned up in a genome sequence and genotype analysis of strains collected across the country over 18 years.

By sequencing autopsy samples linked to an anthrax outbreak in 1979, investigators got a glimpse at Bacillus anthracis spores from a USSR production facility.

'An Ordinary Strain'

Researchers have analyzed the genome of the anthrax strain from the 1979 bioweapons accident in the Soviet Union.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A team from Japan and the US used a combination of whole-genome sequencing, exome sequencing, and "oncovirome" sequencing to scrutinize matched tumor and normal samples from more than 500 individuals from different populations who had a form of liver cancer called hepatocel

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb Daily News) – The Yersinia pestis strains that caused the Plague of Justinian and the later Black Death stemmed from separate introductions of the bacteria from rodents into humans, according to a genomic analysis of Y. pestis.

CapitalBio and Tsinghua University of Beijing have received US Patent No.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a study appearing in the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences this week, researchers reported on results from a comparison of

The company is developing and validating assays for difficult-to-treat and drug-resistant infectious diseases based primarily on targets, biomarkers, and PCR primers developed at the Translational Genomics Research Institute and Northern Arizona University.

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This year's Breakthrough Prize winners include a pair that developed a therapy for spinal muscular atrophy.

The New York Times reports on how white supremacists misconstrue genetic research, concerning many geneticists.

Researchers find that people's genetics influence their success at university, but that it is not the only factor.

In Nature this week: approach to identify genetic variants that affect trait variability, application of read clouds to microbiome samples, and more.