Additional Human Microbiome Project samples have enabled a deeper look into the stability and molecular processes of the microbes that live on and in people.
A team of Australian researchers reconstructed 7,280 bacterial and 623 archaeal genomes from publicly availably metagenomic data.
The startup aims to tap into the $60 billion probiotics industry by sequencing the microbiomes of athletes to identify bacteria that improve performance.
The company, which currently operates an Illumina MiniSeq, has found social media to be a useful tool for generating leads.
In Genome Biology this week: computational tool to uncover cancer driver mutations, microbial species linked to ankylosing spondylitis, and more.
IDbyDNA and ARUP Labs will offer their first test for pneumonia through ARUP's established clinical network in the coming weeks.
Through metagenomic and other analysis, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory-led team found that the fungal diversity of the habitat changed as people lived there.
Researchers sequenced samples from children with eczema and found that one S. aureus strain dominates during severe disease flares, though it varies by patient.
A metagenomic test of spinal fluid found that a man's encephalitis was due to a tapeworm, Scientific American reports.
With growing interest in single-cell sequencing, researchers are looking to increase the throughput while also reducing cost.
Two researchers have found that behavioral genetic defenses in criminal cases don't tend to affect outcomes, according to Popular Science.
Researchers report that while host genetics influence the oral microbiome, they don't appear to affect cavity-causing microbes, the Economist says.
Pandas' gut microbiomes change as what they eat changes with the seasons, writes Discover's Inkfish blog.
In PLOS this week: comparative genomic study of malaria-linked macaque parasite, search for apple root reference genes, and more.