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In PLOS this week: gene mutation linked to inherited venous thrombosis, lncRNA patterns in the Asian tiger mosquito, and more.

The partners will use Microba's technologies to examine the link between the gut microbiome and Parkinson's disease in animal models and in patients.

The findings further suggested the gut microbiome could influence conditions like inflammatory bowel disease and serve as therapeutic targets.

The test, called LifeKit Prevent, analyzes microbial genomic biomarkers in stool samples that are strongly associated with specific stages of CRC progression.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: database of coronavirus gene, pathway, and gene signature data; updates to MethHC database; and more.

Based on their findings, the researchers hypothesized that the plaque microbiome acted as a "stepping stone" for environmental bacteria to adapt to a host.

In PLOS this week: integrative software tool to analyze microbiome data, lipidome of ascariasis-causing nematode, and more.

In Science this week: gene expression signature linked to nonalcoholic fatty liver disease progression, and more.

This microbial catalog can help in understanding secondary-metabolite biosynthetic potential and resolving thousands of host linkages to uncultivated viruses.

Farm exposure before one year of age affects maturation of the gut microbiomes and is linked to a reduced risk of developing asthma, the PASTURE study found.


According to the Associated Press, genetic genealogy has helped law enforcement officials identify an unknown victim of the Green River Killer.

Imperial College London researchers are shifting away from testing a COVID-19 vaccine to focus on combating newly emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants, the Independent says.

In PNAS this week: target to reduce chemotherapy-induced cardiac injury, tool finds ancient endogenous RNA viruses, and more.

Moderna reports its vaccine is effective against new SARS-CoV-2 strains, though it is also developing a booster, according to the New York Times.