NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers published this week in Nature Biotechnology the first metagenomic study of an activated sludge wastewater-treatment process, which yielded a near-complete genetic map for the bacterial species Accumulibacter phosphatis.

A. phosphatis plays a key role in a process used to remove excess phosphorus from wastewater known as enhanced biological phosphorus removal.

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US News & World Report writes that genetic testing of lung tumors can help identify treatments for patients.

A team of researchers plans to sample Loch Ness for environmental DNA, according to Newsweek.

The New York Times writes about the appearance of mosaicism in healthy people.

In PNAS this week: insecticide resistance patterns Anopheles gambiae mosquito, transcriptome patterns in Pseudomonas aeruginosa during infection, and more.

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