Business Insider reports that the science for tailoring diet advice on genetic and microbial analysis isn't there yet.
In PLOS this week: biobank for sleeping sickness research, skin microbiome of cats with allergies, and more.
The company hopes to raise funding this summer and has been conducting pilots with NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
In Science this week: malaria resistance variants, and more.
Work presented at the Biology of Genomes meeting found that there is no one signature of dysbiosis in the gut microbiome.
In PLOS this week: red blood cell GWAS of Hispanic or Latino cohort, skin microbe community patterns of pre-term infants, and more.
The consortium is collecting data from different omics streams for a cohort of individuals with autism spectrum disorders with the long-term goal of improving treatment.
In PLOS this week: variants linked to risk of preterm birth, microbiome of New York's money, and more.
The University of California, San Diego's Cliff Kapono is collecting microbial samples from surfers, the New York Times reports.
In PLOS this week: analysis of viral sequences from human blood samples, gut microbiomes of heart failure patients, and more.
Three genetic testing companies form a coalition to influence how Congress considers genetic privacy, The Hill reports.
University of California, San Diego researchers investigate how skin care products influence the skin microbiome, Scientific American reports.
The Wall Street Journal examines billing codes used by uBiome.
In PNAS this week: links between lung adenocarcinoma and lncRNA, algorithm to impute and cluster Hi-C interaction profiles from single cells, and more.