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Researchers in the US and Europe are implementing pathogen sequencing surveillance programs to track infectious diseases within hospitals.
Researchers saw changes in gut microbial community membership as populations moved from foraging to short-term or long-term agriculture.
The researchers hope the datasets from their study can help to explain the effects of disease-associated variants on specific cell types of the immune system.
The Finnish firm will use the funds to commercialize its Novodiag molecular diagnostics system.
Nashville Biosciences will offer access to BioVU, Vanderbilt University Medical Center's collection of DNA samples and patient records, through BC Platforms' solution.
Though many details have yet to be worked out, the draft deal for the UK's withdrawal from the EU is giving researchers some hints for what they can expect, Nature News says.
DNA testing has solved a 100-year-old mystery contained in the skull and teeth samples of a now-extinct monkey that once inhabited Jamaica, Gizmodo reports.
As the UN ponders a ban on gene drives, one malaria researcher says there are less dramatic ways to fight the disease in Africa than unleashing GM mosquitoes on a whole continent.
In Nature this week: an improved reference genome of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, genomes of four species of truffles, and more.