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The company has identified markers of latent disease that it is now investigating to see if they could be useful for predicting progression to active infection.

A 7 kiloDalton polypeptide known as "non-annotated P-body dissociating polypeptide," or NoBody, appears to contribute to messenger RNA decapping.

A genome assembly for the Japanese flounder, Paralichthys olivaceus, was analyzed alongside sequences from the Chinese tongue sole, another flatfish.

The test, named EvoScore START, measures a panel of blood-based protein biomarkers to distinguish between epileptic seizures and other similar events.

The cell lines were edited with CRISPR/Cas9 to create fusions of GFP with the proteins of interest, allowing researchers to image structures in real time.

Canada begins its search for a chief government science advisor, Nature News reports.

A company is using facial recognition tools to identify genetic disorders from pictures, Technology Review reports.

In PNAS this week: genes involved in histone deacetylation in Arabidopsis, effects of pathogenic presenilin-1 mutations, and more.

After a study finds DNA from antibiotic-resistant bacteria in Beijing smog, residents there worry, according to the New York Times.