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The technique, which runs on Bruker Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometers, can provide 1,000-fold greater detail on protein structure.

A collaborative effort involving four UK universities is attempting to provide communal compute, storage, algorithms, and pipelines for analyzing microbial genomes.

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Sequencing helps track, and eventually resolve, a lingering outbreak of Acinetobacter baumannii in a UK hospital.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Anticipating a future in which metagenomics becomes the norm in detecting and diagnosing infectious diseases like tuberculosis, researchers from the University of Warwick in the UK have published a study demonstrating that direct metagenomic sequencing of DNA in sputum samp

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In Nature Genetics, a Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center-led team described a tissue-specific genetic association behind a food sensitivity and chronic inflamm

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The UK's Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council and the Scottish Government have funded two genomics-based projects under a new £3 million ($4.7 million) joint initiative that will focus on developing new ways to improve potato and onion crops.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a special issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association out today, researchers presented a set of studies, editorials, and viewpoint articles centered on a genomics theme.

The Crop Improvement Research Club, a partnership between the BBSRC, Scotland, and industry, has awarded the first of two planned funding tranches totaling $11.3 million.

The collaboration covers Bruker's two flagship high-performance mass specs, the solariX FTMS and maXis UHR-TOF, and will include the development of new applications for the two platforms, as well as technology improvements for the instruments.

The partners will develop new mass spec applications and instrumentation.

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Researchers test gene therapy targeting a different cancer protein in a new trial, the New York Times reports.

Pennsylvania State University researchers found that salivary microRNAs could predict which kids would have longer concussion symptoms, according to NPR.

The Associated Press reports Alex Azar, the new Department of Health and Human Services secretary nominee, made millions of dollars as a pharmaceutical executive.

In PNAS this week: immune profiling of breast cancer, transposable element patterns in rice, and more.