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A pilot study is to examine whether fitness trackers add to the National Institute of Health's All of Us research initiative, according to FierceHealthcare.

Three changes could transform hemagglutinin of bird flu to bind more tightly to human receptors, a new study says.

Results from a set of new studies suggest Zika virus circulated undetected for long periods of time before producing infections described in recent outbreaks.

The partners will work together to adapt a new chemical synthesis technology for DNA-encoded library creation.

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According to ScienceInsider, the Scripps Research Institute and the California Institute for Biomedical Research are merging.

Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, aerial view

The institute has also been awarded additional funding from the National Institutes of Health for its increased participation in the initiative.

Scientists led by the Scripps Research Institute's Benjamin Cravatt have developed probes and a mass spec method to find methyltransferases in human cells.

Scripps' Gerald Joyce and David Horning have created an RNA polymerase that can replicate short RNA templates faster and create more complex RNA structures than ever before.

The Human Immunome Program, which is part of the Human Vaccines Project, eventually plans to profile B-cell and T-cell receptors in more than 1,000 individuals.

Over the next half year, iGenomX plans to roll out its sequencing library prep chemistry for linked read sequencing.

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The US Food and Drug Administration has new guidelines that enable some gene and cell therapies to undergo expedited review, according to the New York Times.

Using gene drives to control invasive species might be too risky, an initial advocate of the approach says.

In Science this week: intellectual property experts argue patent battles such as the one over CRISPR are wasteful, and more.

Researchers have grown tumors in 3D cell cultures to better understand cancer, the Economist reports.