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Researchers reported on results for more than 100 healthy individuals who were tracked with 'omics and clinical tests over nine months.

Soil Startup

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 Saureus strain dominates during severe disease flares, though it varies by patient.

In Science this week: influence of gut microbiome metabolism on host, and more.

'Fun, But'

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.

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In Nature this week: babies born by caesarean section are more likely to have altered gut microbiota profiles, and more.

A new paper says an effort to introduce gene drives into mosquitos altered the genetic makeup of the local mosquitos, but the company behind the project says the paper is flawed.

Virginia's Department of Forensic Science is offering attorneys a course on DNA testing, the Virginian-Pilot reports.

Researchers examine changes in the genomes of emmer wheat populations where the climate has warmed, the BBC reports.