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phylogenetics

Genome sequences from isolates of Vibrio cholerae collected before and after the so-called seventh cholera pandemicprovide insights into the strain's evolution.

A sequencing study suggests multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium abscessus bacteria are often passed between people, not acquired from the environment.

HPV Through the Ages

Researchers trace the origin of one human papillomavirus lineage to Neanderthals or Denisovans, Vox reports.

Researchers from the US and Germany assembled the genome of the small nocturnal primate and found a number of unusual insertions, including a complete mitochondrial genome.

Researchers analyzed cytosine methylation profiles for 34 angiosperm plants, considering methylation levels and distribution across flowering plant families.

A Georgia Tech team used random mutagenesis on a red fluorescent protein gene to develop a phylogeny to test algorithms that reconstruct ancestral sequences.

Nesophontes

With DNA sequences gleaned from owl pellet samples, researchers characterized phylogenetic relationships for a shrew-like creature called the Island Murderer.

Westvleteren Trappist ales

Researchers sequenced the genomes of 157 industrial strains of yeast, and found differences correlating to how the strains are used.

This is a black snub-nosed monkey.

Researchers performed whole-genome sequencing and built phylogenetic trees to elucidate the biology of this mountain tree-dwelling species.

Using genome sequencing and comparative genomics, two research teams characterized the black streak disease-causing pathogen and related fungal species.

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Biomedical research projects are generating a ton of data that still needs to be analyzed, NPR reports.

Theranos is retiring some of its board members, including Henry Kissinger and George Shultz, Business Insider reports.

The heads of 29 scientific societies and some 2,300 researchers call on President-elect Donald Trump to rely on and support science in two separate letters.

In Science this week: genetically modified flu virus could be key to new live vaccines, and more.