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No Longer Leading

The Guardian reports that UK researchers are leading fewer European research projects due to no-deal Brexit fears.

In PLOS this week: genes that help Borrelia burgdorferi survive in ticks, CiliaCarta collection of about 1,000 suspected cilia genes, and more.

Researchers retraced transmission events and resistance contributors with whole-genome sequences for 100 carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates from a Beijing hospital.

No Pain

University College London researchers sequenced a woman who realized late in life that she could not feel pain, Gizmodo reports.

The partners will develop patient-specific assays based on ArcherDx's anchored multiplex PCR technology to track disease recurrence in lung cancer patients.

Starting With Less

Nature News reports that female scientists setting up their first labs tend to have lower salaries and smaller staffs than their male peers.

With RNA sequencing and other data, researchers gauged neoantigen formation, immunoediting, and clonal evolution in non-small cell lung cancers.

Matt Hancock, the UK health secretary, is calling for the swift rollout of predictive genetic tests, the Guardian reports.

In PNAS this week: methanogen ancestry, within-host human cytomegalovirus genetic diversity, and more.

Dunno What Those Do

New Scientist reports that 20 percent of human and yeast proteins are uncharacterized.

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Holden Thorp is to be the new editor-in-chief of Science and its related journals.

A genetic analysis of salmon scales collected over the course of a century points to a sharp decline in the number of fish returning each year to river in British Columbia, CBC reports.

Adelaide University has suspended the head of an ancient DNA lab as its investigation of workplace bullying continues, Australia's ABC News reports.

In PNAS this week: gene expression profiles of adipocyte subtypes, computational approach for improving plant expressome analysis, and more.