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The gut microbiomes of athletes have higher levels of Veillonella, which metabolizes lactic acid into propionate and boosts exercise capacity.

With funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Biohub will help implement metagenomic sequencing for infectious disease projects in 10 countries.

In PLOS this week: epigenetic changes following hepatitis C virus treatment, metagenomic analysis of Ugandan children with febrile illness, and more.

The team is now conducting additional studies of mNGS in plasma, as well as looking to reduce turnaround time by running the test on a nanopore sequencer.

Two research groups have released new long-read datasets and a metagenomics-specific genome assembler for the analysis of microbial communities.

The FLASH method, which depletes unwanted DNA from samples, allows labs to perform deep metagenomic sequencing on smaller, less expensive instruments.

The company plans to take a tiered approach to assay development, targeting its first test to 10 viruses commonly detected in transplant patients.

In Genome Research this week: metagenomic sequencing assay that detects pathogens in cerebrospinal fluid, single-tube long fragment read approach, and more.

The method, presented at the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, may provide results in hours rather than a week or more.

The partners will offer Onegevity's GutBio assay, which integrates metagenomic sequencing with AI-based personalized recommendations to improve gut health, in Japan.

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A New Zealand minister says the country's genetic modification laws need to be re-examined to help combat climate change, the New Zealand Herald reports.

A new analysis finds some cancers receive more nonprofit dollars than others.

An Australian mother's conviction in the deaths of her children may be re-examined after finding that two of the children carried a cardiac arrhythmia-linked gene variant.

In Science this week: comparative analysis of sex differences in mammal gene expression, and more.