This Week in Science

In this week's Science, a team of Harvard University and Broad Institute scientists discusses the ways in which the metabolism of gut microbiota affects a person's metabolism, as well as its importance to human health. They note how the chemistry of gut microbial xenobiotic metabolism is often distinct from that of host enzymes and remains poorly understood.

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Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.

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