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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.

With a large set of data collected over time, Stanford researchers detected molecular markers for aging but saw considerable variation in "ageotypes."

The companies are aiming to use microbial biomarkers to predict the development of precancerous adenomas and carcinomas.

MinIon sequencing identified pathogens and antimicrobial resistance genes in the gut of preterm infants with suspected necrotizing enterocolitis.

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Despite differences in their migration habits, eastern and western monarch butterflies are genetically similar, according to a study in Molecular Ecology.

The UK is implementing COVID-19 testing with a 90-minute turnaround time.

The Chan Zuckerberg Biohub is working with California's health department to sequence viral samples from COVID-19 patients to trace viral introductions, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

In PLOS this week: identification of fungal species in subcutaneous infections, sequencing of Campylobacter found in raw meat from retail stores, and more.