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In PNAS this week: mitochondrial genomes of two Pleistocene-era infants, effect of library prep methods on metagenomic results, and more.

A Look in the Gut

A blogger reviews her experience learning about her gut microbiome by shipping a sample to uBiome.

In PLOS this week: effect of variants linked to body shape differs by age and sex, transcriptome differences in bats with and without white-nose syndrome, and more.

In Science this week: certain genes repressed during memory formation, analysis of genomes from single neurons, and more.

In Nature this week: tooth enamel origins, new blood pressure-linked loci, and more.

By sequencing airborne bacterial samples, University of Oregon researchers have found that people emit a personalized microbial cloud.

Wired's Sarah Zhang expresses frustration as a microbiome study of homes uncovers expected bacteria.

Weight-loss surgeries affect patients' gut microbiomes, according to a team of Swedish researchers.

Cornell's Christopher Mason and his colleagues correct their New York City microbiome study to emphasize "the difference between matching fragments of DNA from a species and a pathogen."

The oral and gut microbiomes of people with rheumatoid arthritis suffer from dysbiosis, which is partially normalized after treatment, according to metagenomic studies.

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The first reported coronavirus cases in Europe and the US might not be related to the subsequent outbreaks in those areas, according to the New York Times.

According to NPR, there's a growing shortage of machines to run SARS-CoV-2 tests.

The Wall Street Journal and Kaiser Health News report that antibody testing for SARS-CoV-2 has led to further confusion.

In Nature this week: the largest known collection of human genetic variants, and more.