Combining metabolomics and proteomics, a consortium of academic and industry researchers has identified a signature that appears useful for predicting death in sepsis patients.

Consisting of five metabolites as well as age and hematocrit, the profile distinguished between sepsis survivors and non-survivors with area under the curve of 0.74 in a study of 86 sepsis patients published this week in Science Translational Medicine.

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A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.

Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.

Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In Science this week: human DNA found in sediments from archeological sites lacking bones, and more.