The assay was shown to have a simpler workflow and was able to detect mosaicism, with only a slight decrease in sensitivity compared to a lab-developed test.
Researchers led by Jennifer Doudna found that the architecture of the Cas1-Cas2 integrase contributes to bacterial adaptive immunity.
By Molika Ashford
Scientists from the institute developed a panel of qPCR assays to identify the primary causes of PCR amplification bias in Illumina sequencing libraries, and optimized a protocol that can help reduce such bias.
An artificial intelligence-based analysis suggests a third group of ancient hominins likely interbred with human ancestors, according to Popular Mechanics.
In Science this week: reduction in bee phylogenetic diversity, and more.
The New York Times Magazine looks into paleogenomics and how it is revising what's know about human history, but also possibly ignoring lessons learned by archaeologists.
The Economist reports on Synthorx's efforts to use expanded DNA bases they generated to develop a new cancer drug.