comparative genomics Enterobacteriaceae Pangenomes Offer Look at Antimicrobial Resistance Reservoirs in Natural Populations Sequence data on more than 800 farm or wastewater Enterobacteriaceae isolates suggested pangenome dynamics may be influenced by geography and environmental niches. Ancient Sequencing Studies Provide Look at Early Modern Human Populations in Europe A pair of new studies focus on two modern human populations with recent Neanderthal mixing that lived in Europe around 45,000 or more years ago. Dozens of Introduction Events Sparked SARS-CoV-2 Spread in Oregon, Sequence Data Suggests Premium At the ASHG conference, a researcher described efforts to sequence SARS-CoV-2 genomes from Oregon to investigate introductions, super-spreader events, and viral biology. Gut Microbiome Analysis in Autistic Children Points to Detoxification Deficiencies A quasi-paired cohort analysis identified shifts in the detoxifying function of gut microbes from individuals with autism spectrum disorder. Ancient DNA Study Argues Against Horses Domesticated in Anatolia Researchers characterized more than 100 ancient equid samples stretching over some 9,000 years, spanning the early Neolithic Age to the Iron Age. Sep 11, 2020 Genomic Epidemiology Studies Retrace Sources of Early SARS-CoV-2 Outbreaks in US, Europe Aug 20, 2020 Annotation Analysis Looks at Variants in SARS-CoV-2 Genomes From First Phase of Pandemic Jul 28, 2020 SARS-CoV-2 Lineage May Go Back 'Decades' in Bats, Phylogenetic Analysis Suggests Jul 28, 2020 Neanderthals Reintroduced Alleles from Common Ancestor to Modern Humans Jul 21, 2020 Inflammatory Bowel Disease Study Points to Role For Somatic Colon Mutations Jun 11, 2020 Coronavirus Pathogenicity Clues Uncovered Using Machine-Learning Approach Jun 1, 2020 SARS-CoV-2 Result of Bat, Pangolin Virus Recombination, Purifying Selection, Study Suggests May 14, 2020 Historical East Asian Population Relationships, Migrations Proposed From Ancient Sequences May 8, 2020 Pangolin Coronavirus Analysis Finds High Similarity to SARS-CoV-2 Apr 30, 2020 Treatment Clues Gleaned From Molecular Features in Rare Kidney Cancer Type Apr 20, 2020 Neolithic, Bronze Age Population Dynamics Drawn From Ancient Central European Genomes Apr 13, 2020 SARS-CoV-2 Genomes Let Researchers Retrace Viral Spread, Mitigation Effects Mar 25, 2020 Prostate Cancer Cases in China Show Recurrent Alterations Distinct From Western Cohorts Mar 18, 2020 SARS-CoV-2 not Man-Made, Comparative Genomic Study Concludes Feb 24, 2020 Ancient Salmonella Genomes Reveal Human Lifestyle-Related Host Adaptations Jan 13, 2020 Aging Markers, Patterns Found in Longitudinal Multi-Omics Study Nov 18, 2019 Schizophrenia Loci Overlap in East Asians, Europeans but Polygenic Risk Scores Don't Transfer Well Nov 15, 2019 Ancient Mitochondrial Genomes Reveal Longstanding Lineages in Finland Oct 17, 2019 Selection Analysis Suggests Modern Melanesians Carry Adaptive Archaic Hominin CNVs Sep 11, 2019 Strep A Sequences Point to Potential Scarlet Fever Culprit in the UK Load More Breaking News Pediatric Medulloblastoma Subgroups May Benefit from Lower-Dose Radiation Therapy Space Radiation Shows Limited Effects on Mammalian Sperm DNA, Fertility Bluestar Genomics Sues Former Consultant, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Over IP Ownership New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: 10x Genomics, Swift Biosciences, Agilent Technologies, More In Brief This Week: Quantum-Si, TGen, Yale, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Invitae, PGDx, Oxford Nanopore, PacBio, More The Scan Fertility Fraud Found Consumer genetic testing has uncovered cases of fertility fraud that are leading to lawsuits, according to USA Today. Ties Between Vigorous Exercise, ALS in Genetically At-Risk People Regular strenuous exercise could contribute to motor neuron disease development among those already at genetic risk, Sky News reports. Test Warning The Guardian writes that the US regulators have warned against using a rapid COVID-19 test that is a key part of mass testing in the UK. Science Papers Examine Feedback Mechanism Affecting Xist, Continuous Health Monitoring for Precision Medicine In Science this week: analysis of cis confinement of the X-inactive specific transcript, and more.