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The companies will combine their respective technologies into a single product offering for microbiome analysis.

In PNAS this week: AMD risk allele is protective against choroidal thickening, p53 transcriptional program is altered in cancer-associated fibroblasts, and more.

In Science this week: gut microbiome influences liver cancer growth, spread; and more.

Of Mice and Microbes

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.

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A UK woman is suing three National Health Service Trusts for not telling her about her father's Huntington's disease diagnosis, the BBC reports.

LiveScience reports that a novel mutation in the LPL gene was uncovered in three siblings with very high triglyceride levels.

The president of Nankai University is embroiled in a data manipulation scandal, the South China Morning Post reports.

In PNAS this week: cytotoxic CD4 T cell signature in supercentenarians, evolutionary history of beetles, and more.