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microbiome analysis

Additional Human Microbiome Project samples have enabled a deeper look into the stability and molecular processes of the microbes that live on and in people.

The yet-to-be-named entity will draw on the partners' respective resources in synthetic biology and plant and agricultural products.

In PNAS this week: links between the gut microbiome and multiple sclerosis, and more.

In PLOS this week: rare variants linked to hematological traits, exome sequencing to diagnose ciliopathy-like conditions, and more.

Romantic couples share skin microbial communities, the New York Times reports.

In PLOS this week: vaginal microbiome composition, population patterns of Chagas-carrying Rhodnius ecuadoriensis, and more.

Sourdough-ome

Researchers are using sourdough starter to get a glimpse into the factors and processes that influence the microbiome, NPR reports.

Researchers reported on results for more than 100 healthy individuals who were tracked with 'omics and clinical tests over nine months.

Soil Startup

Forbes reports that Trace Genomics is analyzing customers' soil to determine what beneficial and harmful microbes are there that may affect agricultural endeavors.

In PLOS this week: CLDN10B isoform in rare genetic ­­­condition, role of oral microbiome in cavities, and more.

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The Washington Post reports on researchers' efforts to determine the effect of an increasingly common SARS-CoV-2 mutation.

Florida Politics reports Florida's law barring life, long-term care, and disability insurers from using genetic information in coverage decisions went into effect at the beginning of July.

A new analysis finds a link between popular media coverage of a scientific study and how often that paper is cited.

In Nature this week: CRISPR approaches to editing plant genomes, way to speed up DNA-PAINT, and more.