microbiome

The project builds on a collaboration between Bio-Rad and Genetic Analysis using the GA-map clinical test for gut dysbiosis.

Prospective research suggests DNA and RNA sequencing can reveal pathogen, microbiome, and host expression features to detect lower respiratory tract infections.

Researchers saw changes in gut microbial community membership as populations moved from foraging to short-term or long-term agriculture.

The firm's technology uses DNA sequencing, artificial intelligence, and a microbial database to interpret soil health and identify potential disease risk.

A new analysis pointed to a rise in over-generalized or incorrect bacterial identification by k-mer lowest common ancestor methods as the database has grown.

Hmong and Karen immigrants to the US quickly lost diversity in their microbiomes and experienced shifts in the microbes present in their guts.

An analysis of matched tumor-normal samples from dozens of colorectal cancer patients pointed to microbiome differences related to mutations and other tumor features.

Microbial Boost?

Researchers are investigating whether swabbing newborns with their mothers' microbes will boost their own microbiome and prevent disease, according to NPR.

Each stage is associated with an increase in gut microbial diversity and is influenced by breastfeeding, researchers reported this week.

A team saw resilience and recolonization roles for antibiotic resistance gene-carrying microbes in the gut microbiomes of men treated with broad-spectrum antibiotics.

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The data generated by 100,000 Genomes Project is being housed on military servers due to attacks by hackers, Naked Security reports.

A new poll finds most US adults are not familiar with personalized medicine, according to HealthDay.

Vox reports that the United Nations' Convention on Biological Diversity decided against a gene drive moratorium.

In Science this week: sequencing of neuroblastomas uncovers alterations linked to prognosis, and more.