By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, strain found in agricultural animals likely originated from an antibiotic-susceptible form of S. aureus found in humans that acquired the changes needed to resist antibiotics once it moved into livestock, according to a phylogenetic analysis published online today in mBio.

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The New York City medical examiner is overseeing an effort to identify missing persons using DNA, according to the Associated Press.

Nobel laureate Günter Blobel has died at 81, the New York Times reports.

In PNAS this week: mouse model of genetically induced emphysema, gene expression signatures of circulating melanoma cells, and more.

Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.

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