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Investigators began unraveling ties between gut microbial community membership and severe amebic infections using samples from dozens of children in Bangladesh.

Researchers implemented qPCR on TaqMan Array Cards to find six pathogens are responsible for up to 90 percent of childhood diarrhea at seven sites in Africa and Asia.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The US government has the fundamental regulatory authorities it needs to oversee the rapidly growing field of synthetic biology, but some types of plant and microbial engineering pose challenges that will require policy responses, though not necessarily new regulations, acc

ZyGem LLC, a former US subsidiary of New Zealand-based biotech firm ZyGem Limited, is no longer in business after a group of former employees and contractors earlier this year filed a petition with a federal court to force the company into Chapter 7 bankruptcy for debts owed,

Led by Stephen Rich, director of UVA's Center for Public Health Genomics, the project will use array comparative genomic hybridization to investigate the relationship between genome structural variation and susceptibility to type 1 diabetes.

US patents awarded to Jackson Laboratory, EraGen Biosciences, Fluidigm, National Defense Medical Center of Taiwan, US Department of HHS and CDC, Institute of Virology of the Slovak Academy of Sciences, and the University of Virginia.

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The New York Times profiles 23andMe's Anne Wojcicki and describes how she bounced back from a bad year.

Fotis Kafatos, the founding president of the European Research Council, has died, according to the Associated Press.

In PLOS this week: genomic analysis of honeybee disease, microRNA profiles of people with lupus nephritis, and more.

The Verge's Angela Chen tried out a gene test for fitness advice, but didn't learn much new information.