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.
NPR reports that many USDA researchers working at the two agencies that are relocating to the Kansas City area are declining to go.
Genetic genealogy has helped exonerate a man who has been jailed for 20 years, Agence France Presse reports.
A new report says genetically modified food might be necessary to be able to feed a planet of nearly 10 billion people, Bloomberg says.
In Nature this week: new RNA editing approach called LEAPER, draft assembly of Musa balbisiana banana genome, and more.