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Researchers described a vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus infection transmitted from a liver donor to recipient, ruling out hospital-acquired infection with genomics.

Samples from metastatic melanoma patients treated sequentially with immunotherapies targeting CTLA4 and PD-1 pointed to response-related tumor features.

In Genome Research this week: algorithm to tease out strains from metagenomic sequences, drug resistance mechanisms in cancer cells, and more.

A retrospective analysis of Enterococcus faecium isolates from a UK hospital provided clues to infection sources and antibiotic resistance patterns.

The firm will apply its qPCR-enabling technology to detection kits for highly polymorphic regions of HIV that confer resistance to protease inhibitors.

The partners aim to identify master regulators in the molecular networks of GIST patients that can serve as drug targets for existing treatments.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: carbapenem resistance in Enterobacteriaceae, selection against educational attainment-linked variants, and more.

Researchers analyzed the exomes of metastatic tumor samples from patients who died of breast cancer to piece together the genomic evolution.

Genomic analysis of Shigella outbreak strains indicates increased virulence and antibiotic resistance.

Researchers have found a rare carbapenem resistance gene on a US pig farm, NBC News reports.

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The White House has created a list of cuts, including to the NIH, that could be in a budget bill for this year.

The US National Institutes of Health is to allow applicants to cite preprints just as they would any other research paper, ScienceInsider reports.

Two manuscript pages handwritten by Charles Darwin are going on the auction block, according to the Los Angeles Times.

In PNAS this week: tool to track transcriptome-wide binding, evidence of balancing selection on behavior-linked genes, and more.