The consortium is collecting data from different omics streams for a cohort of individuals with autism spectrum disorders with the long-term goal of improving treatment.
In PLOS this week: variants linked to risk of preterm birth, microbiome of New York's money, and more.
The University of California, San Diego's Cliff Kapono is collecting microbial samples from surfers, the New York Times reports.
In PLOS this week: analysis of viral sequences from human blood samples, gut microbiomes of heart failure patients, and more.
The Atlantic reports that archaea are often neglected by microbiome studies.
In PLOS this week: signs of positive selection at autism-linked variants, gut microbiome difference between active and sedentary women, and more.
In Science this week: effects of gene duplications, and more.
In Genome Research this week: American alligator genome assembly, microbiome of premature infants, and more.
The collaborators plan to collect samples that will allow them insight into participants' microbiomes in order to understand disease mechanisms over time.
In PLOS this week: nasal microbial communities in asthma patients; sequencing-based way to detect, track schistosomiasis; and more.
A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.
Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.
Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.
In Science this week: human DNA found in sediments from archeological sites lacking bones, and more.