In Science this week: gut microbiome influences liver cancer growth, spread; and more.
Mice in New York harbor both antibiotic-resistant bacteria and novel viruses, according to a new analysis of their fecal microbiomes.
In Science this week: protein destabilizing mutations can drive evolution, and more.
In PLOS this week: splice variant linked to lethal condition in bull terriers, sequencing to search for pathogens at hot springs, and more.
In Science this week: early life experience influence somatic variation in the genome, and more.
NPR reports that researchers are examining the microbial makeup of cow rumens.
In Science this week: gut bacteria that influence effectiveness of a high-fiber diet in type 2 diabetes, and more.
The researchers also found that niche-based processes underlie how the skin microbiomes of people living in megacities are assembled.
Vampire bats' ability to live off blood is etched in their genomes and gut microbiomes, the Scientist reports.
Researchers from Rockefeller University sifted through soil microbiomes for genes linked to the function of calcium-dependent antibiotics.
The Hill reports President Donald Trump issued an executive directing federal agencies to cut the number of board and advisory committees they have.
The New York Times reports that researchers are combining tools to more quickly develop crops to feed a growing population and cope with shifting climates.
Scientists in Canada are looking to the UK's plan to sequence children with rare conditions for inspiration, the National Post reports.
In PNAS this week: copy number changes arose during polar bear evolution, genomic and transcriptomic analysis of the Siberian hamster, and more.