By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – An international team of researchers has used Pacific Biosciences' single-molecule sequencing technology to gain insight into the pathogenicity and evolutionary origins of the O104;H4 strain of Escherichia coli responsible for a recent outbreak in Europe that resulted in thousands of illnesses and more than 50 deaths.

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Technology Review reports that researchers in the US have used CRISPR to modify a number of human embryos.

By introducing genes from butterfly peas and Canterbury bells, researchers in Japan have developed a blue chrysanthemum, according to NPR.

Plant researchers plan to sequence some 10,000 samples that represent the major plant clades, ScienceInsider reports.

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