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Researchers demonstrated the feasibility of doing a transcriptome-wide association study using GWAS data and imputed expression clues from reference individuals.

The effort combined methods including front-end electron transfer dissociation with ion/ion proton transfer and ion parking to study H2A and H2B proteoforms.

The study, which looked at markers of immune senescence in older patients, suggests the platform could be useful in diagnostic and companion diagnostic work. 

The mass spec-based proteomic test identified women who gave birth at or before 35 weeks gestation with an area under the receiver operating curve of .93.

Stool and blood samples from 16 Eurasian brown bears revealed gut microbial components and metabolite patterns the vary hibernating and active bears.

In PLOS this week: researchers explore the transfer of host genetic material into viruses, and more.

It's too difficult to correct or retract a flawed scientific paper, researchers write in Nature.

A proposed bill would require NSF to only fund research that's in "the national interest."

Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation plans to eliminate up to 350 jobs.