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Researchers described diet-related patterns of gut microbial diversity, microbiome ties to psychiatric disease, and more.

Researchers found that children with autism are more likely to inherit cis-regulatory structural variants from their fathers than their unaffected siblings.

Drive Away the Flies

University of California, San Diego, researchers have developed a gene drive to control a fruit-destroying fly.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: PCR-based approach to diagnose eye infection in cats and dogs, genomic analysis of Chinook salmon, and more.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: fatal pig virus sequenced and traced to bats, and more.

Using sequencing from 262 drug-resistant Plasmodium falciparum representatives, researchers characterized the malaria parasite resistome.

The funding will be used to support the the newly established ME/CFS Collaborative Research Center at Stanford University.

The trial aims to demonstrate the utility of Biocept's Target Selector PD-L1 assay in patients diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer.

Participants in the pilot will begin developing the capabilities required for the planned data commons, including making data transparent and interoperable.

Researchers crowdsourced thousands of microbiome samples to examine global microbial diversity and generate a resource for researchers.

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Parabon NanoLabs is partnering with law enforcement to use genetic genealogy approaches to solve cold cases, Buzzfeed News reports.

A Columbia University-led team used emergency contact information from medical records to create family trees and estimate disease heritability.

In Science this week: ancient Southeast Asian genomes provide insight on human migration, and more.

NPR says a new report recommends that former research chimpanzees should be moved to retirement sanctuaries unless that move would shorten their lives.