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Researchers used mosquito and monkey cell lines to propagate viral RNA in semen samples from a man infected with Zika while traveling in the Caribbean.

Researchers studying the sequence data of individuals from a range of populations uncovered new sequences, variants, and variant-intolerant sites.

Researchers analyzed cytosine methylation profiles for 34 angiosperm plants, considering methylation levels and distribution across flowering plant families.

By sequencing autopsy samples linked to an anthrax outbreak in 1979, investigators got a glimpse at Bacillus anthracis spores from a USSR production facility.

Genome sequences of individuals from populations around the world provided insights into out-of-Africa migrations and Aboriginal Australian ancestry.

Using data from the Simons Simplex Collection, researchers estimated that 5 percent of autism spectrum disorder cases may involve mosaic de novo mutations.

Genome sequencing suggests secondary tumors present after ionizing radiation treatment tend to contain numerous deletions and balancing inversions.

Using new and existing data, researchers documented mobile antibiotic resistance gene exchange between bacteria found within human and livestock animal guts.

Members of the Genome 10K Consortium sequenced the genome of the ocean sunfish, Mola mola, comparing it to sequences from pufferfish and other related species.

Researchers identified a form of Bacillus cereus from wild and domestic animals in West and Central Africa that contains virulence plasmids found in B. anthracis.


In PLOS this week: role for Notch signaling in congenital heart disease, sciatica risk variants, and more.

Researchers in China have used the CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing approach to alter the length of hair fibers in cashmere goats.

According to ScienceInsider, the Scripps Research Institute and the California Institute for Biomedical Research are merging.

National Cancer Institute researchers didn't report severe adverse events to Food and Drug Administration in a timely manner, the Wall Street Journal reports.