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A pair of surveys has gauged people's views toward gene editing, NPR reports.

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 former Synthetic Genomics attorney alleges that the firm discriminated against her and other female employees, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Due to privacy and lab certification questions, the planned giveaway of Orig3n testing kits at a Baltimore Ravens game was suspended.

Alnylam reports positive results from its phase 3 clinical trial of an RNAi-based drug, according to Stat News.

In Cell this week: adult mesenchymal cell populations in mouse lung, genetic diversity in HPV16 and cancer risk protection, and more.