University of Oklahoma researchers are studying the microbiomes of roadkill for natural products, Chemistry World reports.
The integration provides Thermo Fisher's customers with a comprehensive suite of metagenomic analysis and microbial profiling tools.
Changes in the microbiome can help researchers pinpoint time of death, Scientific American reports.
Wired writes that the US National Academies of Science is examining what influences the microbiome of an indoor space.
Using targeted sequencing, investigators profiled the bacteria, archaea, protists, and other microbes on keypads of dozens of ATMs in three New York boroughs.
An agriculture company is focusing on products inspired by endophyte bacteria, Wired reports.
In Genome Biology this week: rare CNVs and gene signatures of human cancer linked with survival, Mediterranean fruit fly genome assembly, and more.
Researchers used metagenomics sequencing to gauge the effect of host genetics on the microbial species and pathways contained within the gut microbiome.
In PLOS this week: recombinant bat coronavirus, transcriptional patterns in a hermaphroditic parasitic flatworm, and more.
The gut microbiome appears to have a role in infants' later risk of developing allergies and asthma, a new study says.
In PLOS this week: genetic study of breast cancer in Egyptian families, mutations linked to cleft lip and palate, and more.
Council Bluffs, Iowa, schools are encouraging more girls to pursue STEM courses, according to the Associated Press.
Because of new open-access requirements, Gates Foundation-funded researchers can't publish in some top journals, Nature News reports.
In Science this week: deletion of one microRNA allows pluripotent stem cells to form embryonic and non-embryonic lineages, and more.