In Nature this week: golden snub-nosed monkey genome, and more.
A new study finds that the human gut microbiome diverged rapidly from the ape microbiome.
Researchers are using DNA left at snakebite sites to identify whether the offending snake was venomous and to guide the treatment of victims.
In Genome Biology this week: comparative genomic study of Legionella species, housefly genome, and more.
Researchers are citing more and more older publications, according to a Google analysis.
Next-generation sequencing is to be highlighted as a forensic tool during a case being prosecuted in Boston.
The New York Times describes how genes come by their names.
In PNAS this week: genomic approach to examine fungal speciation, de novo sequencing of rice species, and more.
In an op-ed, Ed Yong argues that there is much researchers don't know about the microbiome and how it relates to health.
Jonathan Rothberg is developing a new portable ultrasound device, Technology Review reports.
A gene involved in a rare genetic disease may also hold clues for Ebola research.
In PLOS this week: de novo mutations in intellectual disability, miRNAs in medaka fish, and more.
The Chinese University of Hong Kong's Dennis Lo is working on a way to spot cancer using cell-free DNA.
New head of Australian research agency says to explore water dowsing.
In Science this week: genetic factors seem to influence Ebola infection outcomes, and more.
In an editorial, Nature calls for greater sharing of computer code.
Researchers report on conducting a charge through a long DNA molecule.
Researchers say that genome sequencing has a role in cancer prevention strategies.
In Nature this week: new approach to find genetic changes in autoimmune disease, and more.
Researchers release data on trove of natural human "knockouts."
Using nanoparticles and a wearable sensor, a Google X project hopes to monitor users' blood for early signs of disease.
In Nucleic Acids Research this week: database of integrating genome-wide methylation data, Mouse Genome Database features, and more.
In PNAS this week: gene expression patterns linked with circadian cycles, metagenomic sequencing of caribou feces, and more.
Pharmalot's Ed Silverman wonders how secure the Food and Drug Administration computer system is.
Researchers respond to the new sex equality policy at the US National Institutes of Health.
Lauren Celano at Nature Jobs describes the differences between the resume and the CV.
A postdoc position is supposed to be a 'stepping stone,' Nature Jobs says.
Finding a job in the sciences can be a challenge, writes Bryan Gaensler at the Conversation.
Graduate students in India are protesting their low pay.