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Researchers identified immune activity changes in first-trimester placenta and decidua samples profiled through single-cell RNA sequencing.

With long-read sequencing, mapping, and other approaches, researchers assembled a high-quality genome for Aedes aegypti, a notorious infectious disease vector.

The VGP released its first 15 high-quality reference genome assemblies today, which are part of the project's first phase to sequence 260 vertebrate genomes.

This year's winners of the Lasker Awards have studied histones, RNA biology, and more.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: gene linked to eusociality in ants, and more.

Scientific American reports that some people's susceptibility to infectious disease could be due variants within their own genomes.

The company will use the funds to further develop its cloud-based alternative splicing analysis platform for drug discovery.

Speakers at the Association for Biomolecular Resource Facilities annual meeting gave advice on preparing for and recovering from hurricanes.

Jean-Laurent Casanova aims to identify single-gene mutations that compromise the immunity of normally healthy individuals and lead to severe infectious disease.

Günter Blobel Dies

Nobel laureate Günter Blobel has died at 81, the New York Times reports.

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Reuters reports that UK researchers are using gene-editing tools to develop flu-resistant chickens.

Nature calls for genomics to become part of the World Health Organization's cholera surveillance approach.

Vox explores a proposal to institute a lottery system to award grant funds.

In Genome Biology this week: gut microbiome study of individuals from Tanzania and Botswana, sixth version of the Network of Cancer Genes database, and more.