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This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: alternative splicing patterns in sunflowers, EGFR inhibitor resistance in lung adenocarcinoma, and more.

University of Colorado, Boulder, researchers sequenced soil samples from across the world to develop an atlas of bacteria living there.

Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder led an effort to develop a CRISPR/Cas9-based genome-wide engineering platform for E. coli and yeast. 

A citizen science-enabled project made it possible to document arthropod diversity from more than 700 homes across the continental US.

Mitochondrial sequences and radiocarbon data on dozens of Patagonian samples suggest Ice Age megafauna disappeared a thousand or more years after humans arrived.

Researchers used targeted sequencing to assess bacterial and fungal phylotypes in dust samples from roughly 1,200 American homes.

In an effort to organize a human microbiome project and to engage participants in the results, a small team of researchers affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco, has launched the uBiome project.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a study appearing in the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences this week, researchers reported on results from a comparison of

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A group of scientists based at several institutions in the US and beyond are getting set to kick off a crowdsourcing study called the "American Gut Project," aimed at assessing gut microbial communities in 10,000 or more individuals in the US in relation to their diet

Eppendorf will help the EMP pilot laboratories develop automated protocols for DNA extraction and library preparation from environmental samples using its epMotion automated pipetting system.

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Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

In Science this week: research regulation and reporting requirement reform, and more.

With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.