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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The scourge of HIV in sub-Saharan Africa may have created circumstances that helped aid the spread of invasive Salmonella infections in the region, according to a ph

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A recently published performance comparison between the Ion Torrent PGM, Illumina MiSeq, and Pacific Biosciences PacBio RS sequencers by the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute found key differences between the platforms in terms of data quality and applications supported.

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The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute has released version 60 of

Millions of whole-genome genotyping arrays have been run as part of various studies over the past decade, but how much information obtained from genome-wide scans should be reported to study participants?

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Individuals from present-day Ethiopian populations within certain language groups share genetic features with individuals from populations in Egypt, Israel, and Syria, according to an

Two hospitals in the UK recently demonstrated that outbreaks of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus can be monitored by next-generation sequencing on the Illumina MiSeq.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers from the US and Germany used transcriptional profiling, histopathology, and more to explore the relationship between chronic inflammation and cancer in a mouse model of inflammatory bowel disease.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Researchers from the UK and Singapore have shown that they could quickly classify methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates involved in an outbreak at a UK hospital using whole-genome sequencing.

Swiss molecular diagnostics firm Biocartis said last week that it is collaborating with the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and Philips Research to develop a workflow to extract and amplify circulating tumor DNA from blood samples for downstream analysis on Biocartis' multiplex d

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The Economist reports that it is increasingly easier to analyze the metabolites people give off, potentially revealing personal information about them.

A controversial paper on the gender gap in science has been corrected, according to BuzzFeed News.

The Los Angeles Times reports that only a third of California students meet the state's new science standards.

In Science this week: evidence of interbreeding between the ancestors of West Africans and an unknown archaic human, and more.