The Foods You Eat

In a bid to improve the safety of the food supply system, researchers at Mars and IBM are embarking on a project to study the microorganisms of common food ingredients.

This Consortium for Sequencing the Food Supply Chain plans to conduct a large metagenomic study of the role that microorganisms have in a factory and then beyond to other parts of the supply chain, GenomeWeb reports.

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US News & World Report writes that genetic testing of lung tumors can help identify treatments for patients.

A team of researchers plans to sample Loch Ness for environmental DNA, according to Newsweek.

The New York Times writes about the appearance of mosaicism in healthy people.

In PNAS this week: insecticide resistance patterns Anopheles gambiae mosquito, transcriptome patterns in Pseudomonas aeruginosa during infection, and more.