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Old Infections

Researchers have isolated Staphylococcus saprophyticus and Gardnerella vaginalis from an 800-year-old skeleton, New Historian reports.

The two studies were part of larger project aimed at building a complete map of mitochondrial function and associated proteins. 

At the National Center for Quantitative Biology of Complex Systems, scientists hope mass spec will drive new biological questions and vice versa.

Genome-wide association and other genetic studies hint at variants increasing subsequent neoplasm risk in individuals treated for cancer during childhood.

Universities and research institutes are making CRISPR/Cas9 more accessible than ever through new and existing core facilities.

The high-quality assembly contains clues to carotenoid pigment accumulation and past evolutionary events in the carrot-containing euasterid II clade.

Researchers find that a woman's genetic risk for age-related macular degeneration is influenced by lifestyle factors.

By combining optical mapping with DNA sequencing, University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers examined  structural variation that occurs in multiple myeloma tumors.

Five new centers will begin educating and recruiting volunteers for the massive NICHD-led study of genes, environment, and children's health.

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A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.

Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.

Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In Science this week: human DNA found in sediments from archeological sites lacking bones, and more.