Respiratory

News on diagnostics for respiratory pathogens, including influenza, coronavirus, and more.

Single-cell RNA sequencing from mouse trachea and human bronchial epithelial cells unearthed new cell types, including ionocytes enriched for CFTR expression.

The researchers used nasal swabs, RNA sequencing, and machine learning algorithms to identify 90 genes linked to mild to moderate asthma in patients.

Researchers found that functional assays could improve the classification of cystic fibrosis-related missense variants with variable disease expressivity.

Owlstone will give AstraZeneca access to its Breath Biopsy Services to identify breath-based biomarkers for stratifying and treating asthma and COPD patients.

York University researchers find genomic evidence of inbreeding in the yellow-banded bumblebee, according to Reuters.

In its survey of US adults, the Pew Research Center finds that views on the genetic engineering of animals depend on why it's done.

The Scientist reports agricultural researchers are working on a gene-stacking tool.

In Nature this week: statistical method for overcoming case-control imbalance issues, and more.