NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A pair of studies in Nature today are revealing the repertoire of microbial organisms residing in and around the roots of Arabidopsis plants.

An international team led by investigators at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill used 16S ribosomal RNA sequencing to characterize the root microbial communities in hundreds of plants from eight Arabidopsis thaliana accessions that were grown in two different soils.

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Even when given the option, not too many authors choose double-blinded peer-review for their manuscripts, ScienceInsider reports.

In PNAS this week: transcriptional read-through in stressed cells, genome stability role for the epigenetic regulator CTCF, and more.

The Save the Redwoods League is teaming with researchers to sequence the genomes of the coast redwood and giant sequoia.

Two researchers have found that behavioral genetic defenses in criminal cases don't tend to affect outcomes, according to Popular Science.

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