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During the five-year collaboration, the partners will research disease-causing gene mutations and develop new CRISPR-based technologies for drug discovery.

The team is now conducting additional studies of mNGS in plasma, as well as looking to reduce turnaround time by running the test on a nanopore sequencer.

The Trump Administration has curbed fetal tissue research in the US, the New York Times reports.

Researchers used Mission Bio's Tapestri assay to identify and monitor the evolution of cancer mutations in acute myeloid leukemia in response to targeted treatment.

Using CRISPR mouse and iPS cell models, the researchers showed that a rare maternally inherited variant is a genetic modifier of two paternally inherited variants.

The FLASH method, which depletes unwanted DNA from samples, allows labs to perform deep metagenomic sequencing on smaller, less expensive instruments.

Researchers used a genome-scale CRISPRi platform to identify genetic interactions with an inhibitor for a mutant form of KRAS in models of lung and pancreatic cancer.

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In Science this week: single-nucleus RNA sequencing of brain tissue from individuals with autism, and more.

A pair of new studies evaluated the effectiveness of cytologic and HPV-based testing approaches at varied screening intervals for identifying women at risk of cervical cancer.

As CRISPR technology continues to progress, some researchers are turning their focus to discovering or developing countermeasures and controls.

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Two patients fell ill, and one subsequently died, following a fecal microbiome transplant that harbored multi-drug-resistant bacteria, according to the New York Times.

US National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says he will avoid male-only speaker panels.

Technology Review reports that eGenesis is testing whether organs from genetically modified pigs can be transplanted into monkeys.

In Science this week: almond reference genome, and more.