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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Through a phylogenetic analysis, researchers in the UK have traced the origin of human cases of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphyloccosus aureus to strains circulating in cow

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The cholera strain behind the outbreak that emerged in Haiti in 2010 has a limited ability to acquire new genes, according to an evolutionary analysis of isolate genomes conducted by Cheryl Tarr at

A polar bear phylogeny based on hundreds of mitochondrial DNA sequences from polar and brown bear samples from as far back as about 120,000 years ago hints at a shared maternal ancestry for modern polar bears and Irish brown bears.

By combining genetic, antigenic, and epidemiological data from a Hong Kong slaughterhouse with data on samples collected since the 1970s, researchers have gained new insights into the evolution and transmission of swine influenza A viruses.

Using morphological, molecular, and genetic data, an international research group has come up with a phylogenetic tree for flies, one of the largest insect groups.

A team of researchers from Baylor College of Medicine and University of Texas at Austin have described their strategy for forensically determining the direction of HIV transmission between individuals and identifying index cases.

A group of researchers led by NYU will use a $3.8 million grant to develop and use a plant genomics and evolutionary data resource.

Danish researchers used phylogenetic and whole-genome analyses to find and begin characterizing a Propionibacterium acnes sub-population associated with acne.

Through their phylogenetic analysis of influenza A strains circulating in pigs at a Hong Kong slaughterhouse, researchers have detected viral reassortment involving the H1N1 "swine flu" virus.

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By studying its enamel proteome, researchers have found the ancient ape Gigantopithecus blacki belongs to a sister clade to that of orangutans.

The University of California, Berkeley's Jennifer Doudna reflects at Science on the anniversary of the announcement of the birth of twin girls who underwent genome editing.

Bloomberg Businessweek discusses genomics with BGI's Wang Jian.

In Science this week: researchers find transplanting the gut microbiome in mice affects physiology, and more.