Researchers report that while host genetics influence the oral microbiome, they don't appear to affect cavity-causing microbes, the Economist says.
Pandas' gut microbiomes change as what they eat changes with the seasons, writes Discover's Inkfish blog.
Additional Human Microbiome Project samples have enabled a deeper look into the stability and molecular processes of the microbes that live on and in people.
The yet-to-be-named entity will draw on the partners' respective resources in synthetic biology and plant and agricultural products.
In PNAS this week: links between the gut microbiome and multiple sclerosis, and more.
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.
CBS This Morning highlights recent Medicare fraud involving offers of genetic testing.
Researchers find that many cancer drugs in development don't work quite how their developers thought they did, as Discover's D-brief blog reports.
Mariya Gabriel, a Bulgarian politician, is to be the next European Union research commissioner, according to Science.
In Science this week: a survey indicates that US adults are more likely to support the agricultural use of gene drives if they target non-native species and if they are limited, and more.