adaptation Octopus, Squid Genome Assemblies Reveal Hallmarks of Cephalopod Evolution Researchers detected genome shuffling, gene expansions, and RNA editing changes in the cephalopod lineage using genome assemblies for three representatives. Million-Year-Old Mammoths Sequenced, Giving Insight into Evolution One of the ancient mammoths sequenced belongs to a previously unknown lineage that hybridized with woolly mammoths to give rise to Columbian mammoths. Annotation Analysis Looks at Variants in SARS-CoV-2 Genomes From First Phase of Pandemic Using sequence data from nearly 2,500 isolates submitted to GISAID before April, researchers tallied coding and non-coding changes in the virus across locations and conditions. Ebola Virus Appears to Undergo Distinct Changes in Bat, Human Host Cell Line Experiments Ebola viruses passaged in bat renal cells appeared to be subject to RNA editing by host enzymes, while more adaptive mutations arose after passaging in a human kidney cell line. Genetic Study of Sled Dogs Traces Specific Haplotypes Related to Arctic Adaptation The genomes of modern sled dogs, an ancient Siberian dog, and an ancient wolf revealed genetic similarity between the ancient dog and modern sled dogs. May 22, 2020 Northern, Southern Italian Populations Began to Diverge Genetically Thousands of Years Ago Feb 24, 2020 Ancient Salmonella Genomes Reveal Human Lifestyle-Related Host Adaptations Oct 17, 2019 Three Asian Populations Sequenced for Singapore 10K Genome Project Aug 12, 2019 Clostridium Difficile Speciation Occurring in Healthcare Settings, Genomic Study Suggests Aug 9, 2019 Selection Signals Uncovered In African Rainforest Hunter-Gatherer Exomes Apr 23, 2019 Researchers Explore Pathogenic, Drug-Resistant E. Coli Population Adaptation Strategies Aug 29, 2018 Poultry-Adapted E. Coli Implicated in Subset of Urinary Tract Infections Aug 27, 2018 Extinct Cave Bear DNA Sequences Found in Modern-Day Brown Bear Populations Aug 2, 2018 Flores Island Pygmy Genomes Provide Clues to Ancestry, Short Stature Jul 24, 2018 Staphylococcus Genome Set Reveals Bug's Host-Switching History Jul 19, 2018 Genomic Study Points to Stability in Enteric Fever-Causing Salmonella Lineage Jul 19, 2018 Genomes Confirm Food Industry Yeast Belongs to Same Species as Opportunistic Pathogen Jul 12, 2018 Deepwater Rice GWAS Highlights Derived Signaling Haplotype Jul 10, 2018 Ancient DNA Survey Highlights Historical Biodiversity in New Zealand Jul 5, 2018 Ancient Goat Genomes Reveal Multiple Source Populations During Domestication May 22, 2018 Bird, Reptile DNA Sequences Used to Reconstruct Genome of Dinosaur Ancestor May 21, 2018 Human Malaria Parasite's Evolution Refined by Genomes of Great Ape Pathogens Apr 10, 2018 Patagonian Hunter-Gatherer Study Points to Continuity Between Ancient, Modern Groups Apr 6, 2018 Baleen Whale Genomes Point to Evolution With Gene Flow Mar 21, 2018 Recent Neanderthal Diversity Reveals Population History, Human Interactions Load More Breaking News Canadian Healthcare Providers, Policymakers Value Different Aspects of Clinical Genomic Sequencing New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Oxford Nanopore, Bio-Rad, NanoString, More People in the News at OraSure, Element Biosciences, Micronoma, More Guardant Health Files Motions to Dismiss, Change Venue in Illumina Patent Lawsuit In Brief This Week: SQI Diagnostics, T2 Biosystems, Enhanc3D, QuidelOrtho, More Illumina, Precision Health Research Singapore Partner for 100K Genomes Population Study The Scan Blend of Omicron With Delta The Associated Press reports that currently circulating Omicron variants have some features previously seen in the Delta variant. Limited Contrast The New York Times reports that there is a shortage of a contrast agent used for some medical scans. Pig Improvement Farmers in China are using genetics to improve their hog herds, according to Reuters. Science Papers Present Way to Molecularly Classify Prostate Cancer, Saliva-Based SARS-CoV-2 Test, More In Science this week: approach to molecularly classify prostate tumors, saliva-based test for SARS-CoV-2, and more.