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Two new studies are exploring genomic features and population variation in the river blindness-causing parasite Onchocerca volvulus.

Researchers are using Bio-Rad's droplet digital PCR technology to validate seven ctDNA biomarkers that may predict melanoma recurrence.

Researchers performed whole-genome sequencing on 93 landraces of African rice and constructed a map of 2.32 million SNPs, which revealed new information on its domestication.

An international team sequenced 182 samples from malaria-infected patients to learn how different parasite strains have been evolving resistance to treatment.

Tumor infiltrating cell adoptive cell therapy success in metastatic melanoma patients was associated with DNA methylation and histone acetylation changes.

A proposal published in Science lays out a vision to drive down the cost of fabricating genomes and accelerate research and innovation in synthetic biology.

Samples from contact lens wearers suggest their eye microbial communities shift to become more similar to skin microbiomes compared to non-contact lens wearers.

The results are the first showing that a vaginal delivery microbiome can be partially replicated in C-section babies, though it is yet unclear whether this will impact their health.

Researchers sequenced seven dozen flu patients to characterize viral genetic diversity and examine viral transmission.

A team of New York University-led researchers has developed a screen for mosaic mutations.


In PLOS this week: RNA-seq, ChIP-seq to determine metformin response; array-based approach to detect protozoa in blood; and more.

Fast Company takes a look at startups in the nutrigenomic space that aim to offer personalized diet advice.

In a glamorous event, the Breakthrough Foundation gave out more than $25 million in prizes to researchers.

Immunotherapy might treat cancer, but it also appears to come with a risk of a number of side effects, the New York Times reports.