Research & Discovery

Developed by researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the method is an improved version of electron transfer dissociation that fragments peptides more thoroughly.

Using hybrid capture and sequencing, researchers identified mitochondrial genome sequences in sediments from Middle and Late Pleistocene sediment samples.

The funding will support expansion of the firm's genetics-related literature analysis tool, Mastermind.

The researchers analyzed samples from 161 dog breeds to examine the origins of modern dogs and examine the haplotypes of each clade.

Presented this week at the ECCMID annual meeting, the method uses mass spec to detect alterations to bacteria lipopolysaccharides that confer resistance.

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is investing in Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory's BioRxiv.

A study appearing in PLOS One finds that shortened consent forms don't affect clinical trial participants' understanding of the study.

The National Security Agency monitored signal intelligence for signs of "nefarious" genetic engineering projects, Gizmodo reports.

In Nature this week: barley genome sequenced, method for genotyping and phasing short tandem repeats, and more.