Tel Aviv University Genetic Analysis of Dead Sea Scrolls Provides Insights Into Origins, Historical Context Most of the scroll fragments analyzed originated from sheep, but two pieces came from cow, suggesting they were imported to the area where they were found. Hair Shaft Formation Gene Associated With Alopecia in Women of African Ancestry Loss-of-function mutations in PADI3, which was previously linked to uncombable hair syndrome, appear to be involved in central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia. Host Cells Respond to Influenza Infection in Largely Similar Way, Single-Cell RNA-Seq Study Finds The Tel Aviv University researchers still noted some gene expression differences between lung epithelial cells infected with flu and bystander cells. Wild Wheat Genome Gives Peek Into Wheat Domestication An international team of researchers has sequenced the wild emmer wheat genome and compared it to the genome sequences of domesticated varieties. RNA Editing-Based Adaption Found in Octopuses, Other Complex Cephalopods Cephalopods with complex hunting, behavioral, and social behavior seem to adjust post-transcriptional processes to adapt to changing environments. Jan 11, 2016 Comparative Genomics Study Characterizes Legionella Effectors Mar 10, 2015 Research Group Taps NRGene to Assemble Emmer Wheat Genome Oct 31, 2013 Rosetta, Tel Aviv University to Collaborate on microRNA Drug Delivery Tech Premium Sep 12, 2012 Case Study Suggests FISH Test May Miss Some Patients Who Could Benefit from Crizotinib Premium Sep 21, 2011 Tel Aviv University Taps Capture/Sequencing Method to Diagnose Hearing Loss in Local Populations Premium Oct 2, 2010 Q&A: Noam Shomron on Software for Analyzing MicroRNA Deep Sequencing Data Premium Breaking News FDA Revises SARS-CoV-2 Test Emergency Use Authorization Requirements to Account for Variants Geisinger Wins $5M NIH Grant to Develop Point-of-Care Genetic Diagnostic Tool Second Genome, Virginia Commonwealth University Partner on NASH Biomarker Discovery LGC Receives CE Mark for AccuPlex SARS-CoV-2, Flu A/B, RSV Reference Material Kit Esophageal Cancer Testing Firm Lucid Diagnostics Files For IPO Twist Bioscience, DeepCDR Collaborate on Antibody Library Design The Scan Booster for At-Risk The New York Times reports that the US Food and Drug Administration has authorized a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine for people over 65 or at increased risk. Preprints OK to Mention Again Nature News reports the Australian Research Council has changed its new policy and now allows preprints to be cited in grant applications. Hundreds of Millions More to Share The US plans to purchase and donate 500 million additional SARS-CoV-2 vaccine doses, according to the Washington Post. Nature Papers Examine Molecular Program Differences Influencing Neural Cells, Population History of Polynesia In Nature this week: changes in molecular program during embryonic development leads to different neural cell types, and more.