Researchers identified a handful of microbes associated with spontaneous preterm birth, and highlighted host immune protein levels with potential ties to the condition.
The company shared details of its methods and results of some internal experiments but has been met with skepticism by members of the research community.
Microba currently offers a direct-to-consumer gut microbiome profile product and plans to release additional products for clinical and research use cases.
A team led by University of Manitoba researchers found pumped breast milk has lower overall bacterial diversity and an enrichment of environmental bacteria.
The uncultured candidate bacterial species increase the diversity of human gut bacterial lineages almost threefold and will benefit future research.
In Science this week: discussion of combining immunotherapies with targeted treatments, and more.
In Nature this week: new CRISPR nuclease described, gut bacteria reference, and more.
Two research groups have cultured and sequenced microbes in fecal samples from healthy volunteers, producing new reference genomes for hundreds of species.
In PLOS this week: microRNAs linked to brain metastasis risk in lung cancer, effects of Crohn's disease-linked mutation, and more.
At the Precision Medicine World Conference, researchers from Sanford Health, Providence Health, and Israel's Maccabi discussed their genomics programs.
Researchers representing scientists and students of Chinese descent voice their concerns about recent US policies and rhetoric.
Wired reports that researchers have shown they could reprogram a DNA-based computer.
Researchers say increased diversity in genomic studies will benefit all, PBS NewsHour reports.
In Science this week: whole-genome sequencing of single sperm cells, and more.