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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.

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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.

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.

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.

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GenomeWeb reports that Veritas Genetics is suspending its US operations.

A Brazilian-led team of researchers reports it has generated a sugarcane genome assembly that encompasses more than 99 percent of its genome.

Certain plasma proteins could be used to gauge a person's age and whether they are aging well, according to HealthDay News.

In Science this week: approach to measure microRNA targeting efficiency, strategy to conduct high-throughput chemical screens at single-cell resolution, and more.