The firm has developed a microbiome analytics platform for supply chain management that combines next-generation sequencing and artificial intelligence.
A team led by University of Manitoba researchers found pumped breast milk has lower overall bacterial diversity and an enrichment of environmental bacteria.
The uncultured candidate bacterial species increase the diversity of human gut bacterial lineages almost threefold and will benefit future research.
In Science this week: discussion of combining immunotherapies with targeted treatments, and more.
In Nature this week: new CRISPR nuclease described, gut bacteria reference, and more.
Two independent teams described potential roles for gut microbes, and the compounds they produce, in schizophrenia, depression, and mental quality of life.
Two research groups have cultured and sequenced microbes in fecal samples from healthy volunteers, producing new reference genomes for hundreds of species.
In PLOS this week: microRNAs linked to brain metastasis risk in lung cancer, effects of Crohn's disease-linked mutation, and more.
In Science this week: mechanisms of trait adaptation in wild mice, and more.
Eagle said it will use the funding to further develop its software platform for analyzing genomic and microbiomic data at scale.
The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.
DARPA is working on developing algorithms that gauge the credibility of research findings, Wired reports.
The American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends all women diagnosed with breast cancer be offered genetic testing, the Washington Post says.
In Science this week: comparison of modern, historical rabbit exomes uncovers parallel evolution after myxoma virus exposure; and more.