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Using newly sequenced and existing plague genomes, researchers saw signs that the Second Plague Pandemic may have involved multiple introductions to Europe.

Led by researchers at BBMRI-ERIC, the effort intends to clarify how entities should share data, including genomics information, across institutions and countries.

The medieval version of the spirochete Borrelia recurrentis genome differs in antigenic variation sites from modern ones.

Using SNP profiles, gut microbe metagenomics, and other data, researchers identified host and microbe factors influencing circulating levels of CVD markers.

Researchers found variants associated with coronary artery disease and migraine risk at three loci in a genome-wide association study, with opposing directional effects at two index SNPs.

The test, which detects DNA methylation markers, is being developed as an alternative to invasive cystoscopy, the current standard of care.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Olink Bioscience today announced a consortium formed to advance research into inflammatory bowel diseases.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – RayBiotech today announced a deal with Norwegian organizations for the use of RayBiotech's antibody arrays for sample analysis services.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Oxford Gene Technology today announced a licensing deal covering 12 colorectal cancer tissue biomarkers.

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An artificial intelligence-based analysis suggests a third group of ancient hominins likely interbred with human ancestors, according to Popular Mechanics.

In Science this week: reduction in bee phylogenetic diversity, and more.

The New York Times Magazine looks into paleogenomics and how it is revising what's know about human history, but also possibly ignoring lessons learned by archaeologists.

The Economist reports on Synthorx's efforts to use expanded DNA bases they generated to develop a new cancer drug.