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The cholera-causing bacterial species Vibrio cholerae can gain drug resistance via a range of mobile genetic elements, according to researchers in India and the UK. The team assessed resistance or susceptibility to 22 antibiotics in more than 400 V. cholerae clinical isolates, obtained from stool samples for individuals treated for diarrhea in Kolkata or Delhi between 2008 and 2015.

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US National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says he will avoid male-only speaker panels.

Two patients fell ill, and one subsequently died, following a fecal microbiome transplant that harbored multi-drug-resistant bacteria, according to the New York Times.

Technology Review reports that eGenesis is testing whether organs from genetically modified pigs can be transplanted into monkeys.

In Science this week: almond reference genome, and more.