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Based on their findings, the researchers hypothesized that the plaque microbiome acted as a "stepping stone" for environmental bacteria to adapt to a host.

The program uses an informatics system that converts genotype results to "traffic lights" telling clinicians whether a drug is acceptable for a certain patient.

In Genome Biology this week: relapse-linked mutations in T cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia, single-cell atlas of human tissue transcriptomes, and more.

The researchers developed a tissue map of the DNA 5hmC modification, finding a potential role for it in tissue-specific development.

In Nature this week: chemical-crosslinking assisted proximity capture approach to examine chromatin architecture, and more.

A number of diagnostic labs have considered saliva-based SARS-CoV-2 testing but decided against it, while other groups continue to pursue it.

In Nature this week: the largest known collection of human genetic variants, and more.

In Genome Research this week: target-mismatched sgRNA in microbial genome editing, strategy to examine gene expression throughout the cell cycle, and more.

In Nature this week: comparative analyses of single-cell RNA sequencing protocols uncover differences between approaches, and more.

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Researchers have sequenced the genome of the depth-dwelling giant squid.

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The Wall Street Journal reports on gaps in COVID-19 testing affecting less affluent urban areas and rural locations.

According to NBC News, new SARS-CoV-2 variants are making it harder for researchers to model the course of the pandemic.

The New York Times reports that experts say President Joe Biden's goal of vaccinating 1 million people a day in the US in the next 100 days is too low a bar.

In Science this week: single-cell lineage tracing technique applied to study lung cancer metastasis, and more.