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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.

In PLOS this week: oral microbiomes of dogs and their owners, Plasmodium vivax population structure, and more.

The agency aims to fund between four and six projects exploring functional interactions between the human gut microbiome and host interactions in disease and nutrition.

Host genetics appear to have little effect on the contents of the nasal microbiome, but the bacterial community seems to influence whether Staphylococcus aureus is also present.

In PLOS this week: Plasmodium knowlesi population genetics, oral microbiome of infants and children, and more.

The partners will develop panels to stratify patients with obesity and diabetes into surgical and alternate intervention groups in an upcoming clinical trial.

A years-long international collaboration to sample the ocean metagenome has published its first findings.

Research showed the gut microbiome of the giant panda is more similar to the microbiome of a carnivore and lacks bacteria needed to break down cellulose.

The Cat Microbiome

Through Kickstarter, researchers are seeking funds to study the microbiome of the kitty-cat.

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A new study finds that three dimensional facial scans may be able to aid in diagnosing rare genetic diseases.

The Lancet and the New England Journal of Medicine have retracted two COVID-19 papers due to concerns about the data used in their analyses.

Lawmakers plan to introduce a bill that aims to prevent the theft of US-funded research, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In Science this week: analysis of ancient Caribbean islanders' genomes suggests at least three waves of migration into the region,  DNA barcoding of microbial spores, and more.