In PLOS this week: rare variants linked to hematological traits, exome sequencing to diagnose ciliopathy-like conditions, and more.
Romantic couples share skin microbial communities, the New York Times reports.
In PLOS this week: vaginal microbiome composition, population patterns of Chagas-carrying Rhodnius ecuadoriensis, and more.
Researchers are using sourdough starter to get a glimpse into the factors and processes that influence the microbiome, NPR reports.
Researchers reported on results for more than 100 healthy individuals who were tracked with 'omics and clinical tests over nine months.
Forbes reports that Trace Genomics is analyzing customers' soil to determine what beneficial and harmful microbes are there that may affect agricultural endeavors.
In PLOS this week: CLDN10B isoform in rare genetic condition, role of oral microbiome in cavities, and more.
Researchers sequenced samples from children with eczema and found that one S. aureus strain dominates during severe disease flares, though it varies by patient.
In Science this week: influence of gut microbiome metabolism on host, and more.
Business Insider reports that the science for tailoring diet advice on genetic and microbial analysis isn't there yet.
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.