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The new analysis finds that the infant gut viral community is established in stages, with one being affected by whether the infant is fed breast milk.

Seeing the Tongue-ome

Researchers find through imaging that the tongue microbiome is highly structured, Science reports.

In PLOS this week: yeast modeling of mutations found through MSKCC IMPACT, tumor features associated with presence of circulating DNA, and more.

The precision medicine company also is accelerating its push into diabetes, depression, and cardiology after getting its solid-tumor test turnaround down to 9 days. 

Patients undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplants who had less diverse gut microbiomes had a higher risk of death, a study found.

The comprehensive human vaginal gene catalog includes 950,000 non-redundant genes, and is functionally and taxonomically annotated.

Science reports that accusations of sexual assault against a microbiome researcher has also led to questions about his academic certifications.

The firm saw strong increases in international HIV sales of its OraQuick HIV Self-Test product in the quarter.

Researchers analyzed the gut microbiome makeup of more than 600 older individuals before and after adhering to their usual diet or a Mediterranean diet for a year.

The findings, published this week in mSystems, could help studies examining the role of microbes in aging and aging-related diseases.


New analyses indicate female researchers are publishing less during the coronavirus pandemic than male researchers, according to Nature News.

A study suggests people with the ApoE e4 genotype may be more likely to have severe COVID-19 than those with other genotypes, the Guardian says.

Direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies are searching for a genetic reason for why some people, but not others, become gravely ill with COVID-19, the Detroit Free Press reports.

In PNAS this week: forward genetics-base analysis of retinal development, interactions of T cell receptors with neoantigens in colorectal cancer, and more.