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Researchers from Belgium analyzed the transcriptomes of almost 100,000 single cells from lung cancer patients, most of them stromal cells.

Gut microbiome researchers have identified features associated with everything from Crohn's disease to salt intake, immune activity, and hypertension.

Researchers sequenced and analyzed the genome of Apostasia shenzhenica, which is part of a small sister lineage to other plants in the Orchidaceae family, uncovering new evolutionary clues.

The La Jolla, California-based firm is moving beyond its US home market into other regions that promise growth for synthetic genomics providers.

The blood-based test will use a 23-gene expression signature identified by researchers at VIB-KU Leuven and their collaborators.

The institutes will exchange investigators, form research collaborations in various areas of plant biotechnology, and start new companies together.

With the help of TCGA sequence data, researchers uncovered expression of a long, non-coding RNA called SAMMSON that appears to be specific to melanoma.

The new R9 pore, which the company has licensed from VIB in Belgium and plans to release for the MinIon and the PromethIon, is based on the E. coli CsgG nanopore.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Biocartis today said that it has exclusively licensed from life science research institute VIB a panel of microsatellite instability biomarkers for several cancers, including colorectal cancer, which it plans to use in developing a molecular diagnostic assay.

BITS, the bioinformatics training and service facility of Belgium's Vlaams Instituut voor Biotechnologie, or VIB, will use Biogazelle's qbase+ software for PCR analysis, Biogazelle said this week.

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The UK's Human Fertility and Embryology Authority calls for consumer genetic testing companies to warn customers that testing could uncover family secrets, according to the Guardian.

The New York Times reports that United Nations delegates have been discussing how to govern the genetic resources of the deep sea.

Researchers have transplanted edited cells into mice that appear to combat cocaine addiction, New Scientist reports.

In PNAS this week: analysis of proteolytic enzymes secreted by circulating tumor cells, phylogenetic study of Fv1 evolution, and more.