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Change the Microbes

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.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: recombinant bat coronavirus, transcriptional patterns in a hermaphroditic parasitic flatworm, and more.

The Early Gut

The gut microbiome appears to have a role in infants' later risk of developing allergies and asthma, a new study says.

The partners will use their respective genome databases, bioinformatics tools, and other resources to identify new proteins for pest control.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: work toward a CRISPR/Cas9-based approach to treat beta-thalassemia or sickle cell disease, bacteriophages uncovered in human stool, and more.

DNA Genotek's Omnigene Gut kit worked just as well as freezing for stabilizing fecal microbiome samples, but at room temperature, according to a new study.

The 'Olympiome' project aims to see whether the influx of hundreds of thousands of visitors can influence a city's microbiome.

Through 16S rDNA sequencing, researchers found that breast tissue of women with breast cancer and women with benign disease have differing microbiomes.


In Science this week: convergent evolution in bird hemoglobin, and more.

The Wall Street Journal speaks with patients affected by questionable test results from Theranos.

Researchers link variants in TACR3 to hot flashes during menopause, Live Science reports.

Kuwait says it will alter its law requiring citizens and visitors to provide DNA samples, New Scientist reports.