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In Science this week: chromatin accessibility of microglia during fetal development, and more.

In Science this week: model to predict coral bleaching, and more.

The CasΦ nuclease, which was first discovered in February, is one of the most compact CRISPR proteins ever found, and is active in both human and plant cells.

In Science this week: Fiber-seq method to examine regulatory architecture, mutations in SOST associated with osteoporosis drug-linked cardiovascular events, and more.

 

In Genome Biology this week: computational approach to determine phylogenetic relationships from single-cell data, metagenomic classification pipeline, and more.

Nature News reports that academic labs switching to run SARS-CoV-2 diagnostic tests have run into a number of hurdles.

Women with breast cancer from Peru, Mexico, or Colombia who had greater Indigenous American ancestry were more likely to have HER2-positive tumors.

Wired reports the University of California, Berkeley's Innovative Genomics Institute has transformed itself into a diagnostic lab to run SARS-CoV-2 tests.

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NPR reports that graduate students in the US are helping with SARS-CoV-2 testing.

In PNAS this week: comparative genomic analysis to find Pseudomonas aeruginosa virulence genes, "anti-CRISPR" proteins in Staphylococcus aureus, 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.