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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Researchers at the University of Minnesota took on the task of systematically analyzing biases in common methods for microbiome studies and developed a new set of "best practices" that could affect the therapeutic use of the microbiome.

In a study published online yesterday in Nature Biotechnology, the team documented four steps that labs can take to improve 16s ribosomal RNA amplicon-based marker gene surveys of microbial communities.

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The University of California, Berkeley's Jennifer Doudna reflects at Science on the anniversary of the announcement of the birth of twin girls who underwent genome editing.

By studying its enamel proteome, researchers have found the ancient ape Gigantopithecus blacki belongs to a sister clade to that of orangutans.

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