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Corn's Complex Path

A genomic analysis of modern and ancient maize reveals a complicated domestication history, according to Reuters.

In Genome Research this week: clonal evolution analysis of acute myeloid leukemia, computational pipeline to examine relationships between bacterial pathogens, and more.

Starting with an 800-year-old sample from Norway, researchers retraced relationships between pig- and human-infecting Salmonella enterica lineages.

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.

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The US Food and Drug Administration is to announce stricter standards for emergency authorizations of SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, reports the Washington Post.

Bloomberg reports the budget of Operation Warp Speed is actually $18 billion, higher than the number typically cited.

The Associated Press reports Johnson & Johnson is starting a late-stage clinical trial of its candidate SARS-CoV-2 vaccine.

In Genome Research this week: genomic analysis reveals role of super-spreaders in SARS-CoV-2, epigenetic drivers of cancer, and more.