Chinese researchers describe genome-wide methylation patterns they detected in a dozen strains from the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTBC) — including six clinical isolates of M. tuberculosis — with the help of de novo genome assemblies produced by single-molecule real-time sequencing.

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Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

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With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.