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In PLOS this week: variants linked to risk of preterm birth, microbiome of New York's money, and more.

The Surfer's Ome

The University of California, San Diego's Cliff Kapono is collecting microbial samples from surfers, the New York Times reports.

In PLOS this week: analysis of viral sequences from human blood samples, gut microbiomes of heart failure patients, and more.

Poor, Snubbed Archaea

The Atlantic reports that archaea are often neglected by microbiome studies.

In PLOS this week: signs of positive selection at autism-linked variants, gut microbiome difference between active and sedentary women, and more.

In Science this week: effects of gene duplications, and more.

In Genome Research this week: American alligator genome assembly, microbiome of premature infants, and more.

The collaborators plan to collect samples that will allow them insight into participants' microbiomes in order to understand disease mechanisms over time.

In PLOS this week: nasal microbial communities in asthma patients; sequencing-based way to detect, track schistosomiasis; and more.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: nanopore sequencing workflow to detect antibiotic resistance in gut microbes, TSSPlant tool, and more.

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The Washington Post reports that the CDC's SARS-CoV-2 test issues reflect earlier ones it had with Zika virus testing.

NPR writes that even with thousands of new COVID-19 papers, each should be evaluated based on its own quality.

Researchers traced a gene cluster linked to COVID-19 severity to Neanderthals, the New York Times reports.

In PNAS this week: soil bacteria-derived small molecules affect centrosomal protein, microfluidics approach for capturing circulating tumor cells, and more.