Genomic analysis of Shigella outbreak strains indicates increased virulence and antibiotic resistance.
The organizations in the consortium will identify, characterize, and catalog human biological molecules affected by physical activity in volunteer biosamples.
In a pair of papers, the researchers reported that the sugar pine genome largely comprises transposable elements and contains conifer-specific Dicer-like proteins.
Modern humans' population size has enabled weakly deleterious Neanderthal genes to be removed from the human genome, UC Davis researchers found.
Researchers from Pacific Biosciences and elsewhere tested their approach on Arabidopsis thaliana before applying it to wine grape and coral fungus genomes.
The healthcare provider organizations are tasked with managing patient enrollment in the Precision Medicine Initiative.
The study, which looked at the genetic basis of host preference and resting behavior of Anopheles arabiensis, could inform efforts to prevent the spread of malaria.
Using genome sequencing and comparative genomics, two research teams characterized the black streak disease-causing pathogen and related fungal species.
English bulldogs suffer from low genetic diversity and might have to be outbred to improve their health, according to a new study.
Using blood samples from more than 15,000 individuals with advanced cancer, researchers identified somatic mutation patterns similar to those in TCGA's database.
In PLOS this week: nasal microbial communities in asthma patients; sequencing-based way to detect, track schistosomiasis; and more.
The New York Times speaks with Vanderbilt's John Anthony Capra about Neanderthal genes in modern humans.
A draft guidance from the FDA suggests the agency wants to more tightly control gene-edited animals, according to Technology Review.
Researchers were among this weekend's protesters bemoaning the new US administration, Vox reports.