Researchers identified and started analyzing thousands of non-repetitive, non-human reference genome sequences in individuals from Iceland.
A pair of papers has linked mutations in the DCC gene to agenesis of the corpus callosum as well as to a new syndrome.
The network contains data on 397 interactions, including more than 260 novel interactions, and could help research into patient treatment and drug development.
The researchers have developed a method using de novo sequencing of antibody variable regions that they said could add power to conventional biomarker studies.
The researchers reported that New World H. pylori subpopulations reflected admixture of European and African strains, with some differences.
In PLOS this week: a sequencing-based screen of Lyme disease-causing pathogen, the range of animals bitten by Anopheles darling mosquitoes in Peru, and more.
An NC State researcher is exploring the use of CRISPR-Cas3 as an anti-microbial, Gizmodo reports.
The Earth BioGenome Project plans to sequence all life on Earth, according to ScienceInsider.
For those who are concerned about Trump administration actions related to science, a new column in Scientific American has suggestions for ways to fight back.