In Nature this week: full UK Biobank dataset published, shark genomes give glimpse into cartilaginous fish evolution, and more.
The UK Biobank has collected genotyping, medical, and other phenotypic data on nearly 500,000 individuals, which it says will fuel additional studies.
Participants aim to use predictive modeling to better understand epigenetic mechanisms, while encouraging the development of new technologies and therapies.
ScienceInsider reports that universities may be worse than drug companies at reporting clinical trial results.
The virus emerged in northeastern Brazil and spread southward, though was transmitted through the sylvan cycle, the researchers' analysis showed.
Public health microbiologists are forging ahead with WGS, even as others caution that it may not yet be ready for such a role, said speakers at ASM Microbe 2018.
Diagnostic WGS will be centralized and performed at the same Genomics England facility used in the 100,000 Genomes Project.
Researchers sequenced 61 Zika virus genomes isolated from patients in the region to reconstruct viral movements.
In PNAS this week: insecticide resistance patterns Anopheles gambiae mosquito, transcriptome patterns in Pseudomonas aeruginosa during infection, and more.
A pair of British researchers has reconstructed the ancestral metazoan genome, the New York Times reports.
The New York Times reports on an effort to address in high school biology classes misconceptions regarding race and genetics.
60 Minutes speaks with Harvard's George Church about tackling the effects of aging and more.
In PLOS this week: rare alterations in Timothy syndrome, analysis of twins' gut microbiomes, and more.
GenomeWeb reports that Veritas Genetics is suspending its US operations.