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.
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.
According to Gizmodo, researchers have developed a list of a million nucleic acid-like polymers that could store genetic information.
An opinion piece in the Washington Post argues that golden rice could save the sight and lives of many children.
US National Institutes of Health has issued a new draft data-sharing policy, ScienceInsider reports.
In Cell this week: analysis of immune microenvironment in hepatocellular carcinoma, proteogenomic analysis of clear cell renal cell carcinoma, and more.