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A new analysis highlighted a decrease in the abundance of butyrate-producing bacteria among individuals with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes.

The grants were awarded through the organization's Diagnostic Accelerator, a partnership between the charity and various philanthropic partners.

In PNAS this week: cell division rates decline with age, different genetic lineages of chytrid fungus found, and more.

Starting with a head and neck cancer patient who showed an impressive response to pembrolizumab, researchers profiled gene fusion neoantigens in several tumor types.

In the Air

After a study finds DNA from antibiotic-resistant bacteria in Beijing smog, residents there worry, according to the New York Times.

Eurasian brown bear

Stool and blood samples from 16 Eurasian brown bears revealed gut microbial components and metabolite patterns the vary hibernating and active bears.

Weight-loss surgeries affect patients' gut microbiomes, according to a team of Swedish researchers.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The groups of microbial genes present in an individual's gut can provide clues about that person's propensity for developing type 2 diabetes and related metabolic profiles, a new study suggests.

A team from the University of Gothenburg working with Life Technologies has published a technique combining reverse transcription and proximity ligation to allow quantitative PCR measurements of the DNA, RNA, and proteins from a single cell.

PCR Insider speaks to Anders Ståhlberg, a researcher at the Lundberg Laboratory for Cancer Research at the University of Gothenberg in Sweden, who uses reverse transcription quantitative real-time PCR for single-cell gene expression analysis.

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UK Royal Statistical Society is organizing a working group to develop guidelines for assessing COVID-19 tests, the Guardian reports.

The Washington Post reports that the White House chief of staff has asked the US Food and Drug Administration to justify the stricter standards it is seeking for a coronavirus vaccine.

President Donald Trump's "good genes" comment raises eugenics concerns, CNN reports.

In PLOS this week: genetic analysis of tremor condition, analysis of a West and Central African tree used in traditional medicine, and more.