NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A team led by researchers at the University of Copenhagen has performed a metaproteomic analysis of dental plaque from 21 medieval villagers found at a Danish gravesite.

For the study, which was published this week in Nature Communications, the scientists used mass spectrometry to identify 3,671 proteins across 22 samples collected from the 21 individuals, including proteins from 220 bacterial species.

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Customers might want to consider what they might learn about their risk of diseases like Alzheimer's before snagging the genetic testing kits that are on many gift guides this year, writes.

The Wall Street Journal reports there is uncertainty surrounding whether He Jiankui's embryo editing did what he said it did.

Stat News reports that the pause on procuring fetal tissue for intramural US National Institutes of Health research will soon affect additional labs there.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of the invasive fall webworm, amp of constrained coding regions within the human genome, and more.