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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – uBiome today announced it has raised more than $120,000 in crowdfunding.
The citizen science effort to map the human microbiome raised the amount with more than 1,000 participants, it said, and exceeded its goal of $100,000.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Archeological samples of human feces dating back more than a thousand years indicate that ancestral human gut microbiomes more closely resemble the gut microbiomes of m

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Hidden in the human gut microbiome is a large amount of genetic diversity, and researchers from the US and Germany reported today in Nature that individuals may have unique profiles of such metagenomic variation.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Georgia Tech researchers will use $1.8 million in funding from the National Science Foundation to search for genes in aquatic microbial populations that may help protect ecosystems from environmental perturbations by breaking down pollutants, recycling nutrients, and p

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A group of scientists based at several institutions in the US and beyond are getting set to kick off a crowdsourcing study called the "American Gut Project," aimed at assessing gut microbial communities in 10,000 or more individuals in the US in relation to their diet

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – UCB today announced a collaboration with researchers at Harvard to study the human microbiome in the intestine.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A collection of studies, perspectives articles, and reviews in this week's issues of Science and Science Translational Medicine outline the progress that's been made in un

COLD SPRING HARBOR, NY (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers are using human reads from metagenomic sequencing studies to begin looking at how host genetics influence microbial communities on and in the human body.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The community of microbes found in the vagina varies dramatically over time in some women but remains relatively stable in others, according to a study appearing online today in Science Translational Medicine.

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates more people get sick and die from drug-resistant germs than previously thought, the Washington Post reports.

According to the Associated Press, three universities and a healthcare institution are sharing a gift of $1 billion.

New rules seek to limit the type of scientific and medical research that can be used to guide public health regulations, the New York Times reports.

In Nature this week: FreeHi-C approach simulates Hi-C data from interacting genome fragments, and more.