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OraSure will purchase Houston-based Diversigen, a microbiome and metagenomics consulting, sequencing, and data analysis service provider.

In Genome Biology this week: effect of structural variants in cancer, comparison of human and primate gut microbiomes, and more.

Researchers uncovered consistent day-to-night changes in microbial abundance based on metagenomic sequences for almost 800 air samples collected at a tropical site in Singapore.

In Science this week: a review says lifestyles of industrialized societies may be threatening needed gut microbial communities, and more.

Infants born vaginally had gut microbiomes enriched with commensal bacteria, while those born by caesarian section harbored hospital-associated bacteria.

Microbiome testing firm uBiome has filed for bankruptcy months after the FBI searched its offices as part of an investigation into its billing practices.

The San Francisco-based microbial genomics firm will sell off its product lines, testing labs, IP, and data within the next three months.

Just a Quick Swim

New Scientist reports that swimming in the ocean can change someone's skin microbiome for at least a day.

In Nature this week: athletes' gut microbiomes, nanopore metagenomic sequencing approach to diagnosing infectious diseases, and more.

University of California, San Diego researchers investigate how skin care products influence the skin microbiome, Scientific American reports.

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According to the Verge, many US states are not including positive results from rapid COVID-19 testing in their case numbers.

Michael Caputo, the top Department of Health and Human Service spokesperson, is taking a leave of absence, CNN says.

CNBC reports that the CDC Director says a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine isn't likely to be generally available until the third quarter of 2021, timing President Donald Trump disputes.

In Nature this week: MassIVE.quant resource houses mass spectrometry-based proteomic data, influence of Viking genetics on European populations, and more.