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Researchers identified a diverse toxin gene superfamily using venom-related tissue transcripts and venom peptides from the giant red bull ant.

Using proteomic and genetic approaches, researchers identified a histone mark called lysine benzoylation that appears to be enhanced by exposure to sodium benzoate.

In recently published work, the researchers combined RNA-seq, proteomics, and metabolomics to study mechanisms of action of the chemotherapeutic cisplatin.

Lifestyle Molecules

Researchers find that molecular traces obtained from people's phones can give a glimpse into their lifestyle, the Huffington Post reports.

C4BPA could prove useful as a diagnostic biomarker for early stage pancreatic cancer and to help differentiate the disease from other cancers.

Scientists from Kyoto University designed reagents that labeled proteins only in the presence of zinc ions for later analysis by mass spec.

The researchers said the bones likely belonged to individuals who were among the latest Neanderthals in Western Europe.

US Army scientists have developed a way to more precisely determine the amount of antigen needed as they develop an Ebola virus-like particle vaccine.

The communication concerns a software defect that can cause several of the company's mass spectrometry instruments to incorrectly assign results to samples.

Researchers also uncovered key pathways and alterations linked to differences in survival.

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In a statement, National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says sexual harassment is "morally indefensible" and "unacceptable."

Octopuses might owe their intelligence to their liberal alterations to their genes, Cosmos reports.

Stat News and ProPublica report that African Americans are underrepresented in cancer clinical trials.

In Cell this week: genomic analysis of abdominal aortic aneurysm, effect of probiotics on the microbiome, and more.