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A new analysis finds that Nobel Prizes are concentrated among a handful of sub-disciplines in the fields they cover.

In more than a dozen new papers, ENCODE researchers reported on analyses of the human and mouse genomes, using new data types and additional tissues.

Researchers developed a highly multiplexed screen to quantify the co-expression of 351 molecules on the surfaces of millions of human B cells.

In Nature this week: a method called cis-X combines whole-genome and transcriptome sequencing data to identify regulatory noncoding variants, and more.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: algorithm to determine molecular sequence types and other microbial features, computational method to uncover R-loop structures, and more.

The SICILIAN algorithm, which uses statistical modeling to score candidate fusions in single-cell RNA sequencing data, is being used to map splice sites in individual tumor cells.

Investigators are planning to further validate specific applications, such as prediction of lung and lymphoma cancer subtypes, in independent sample sets.

At the second virtual session of the AACR annual meeting, researchers also discussed how they're using CRISPR to develop better cancer models and reprogram T cells.

The Bay Area startup is offering a no-touch method to separate cell populations for downstream analysis in genomics and synthetic biology applications.

In Nature this week: a fluorescence in situ hybridization-based method for multiplex RNA imaging, benchmark dataset for structural variants, and more.

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A study of families explores how children transmit SARS-CoV-2, according to the Associated Press.

US Agricultural Research Service scientists have sequenced the genome of the Asian giant hornet.

According to the Economist, pooled testing for COVID-19 could help alleviate strains on testing labs.

In Science this week: MIT researchers outline approach dubbed translatable components regression to predict treatment response among IBD patients.