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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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The American Prospect writes that the pilot program to test the DNA of migrants could lead to more family separations.

An international commission is to develop a report on how researchers, clinicians, and regulators should evaluate the clinical applications of human germline genome editing.

The US Department of Agriculture presents a new blueprint for animal genomic research.

In Genome Research this week: repetitive element deletion linked to altered methylation and more in form of muscular dystrophy; human contamination in draft bacterial and archaeal genomes; and more.