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This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: 90 ancient Egyptian mitochondrial genomes analyzed, and more.

These cell subtypes could help researchers gain a clearer understanding of cell mechanics and find better targets for potential therapies.

The LIANTI method uses linear amplification to reduce biases and could have utility in preimplantation genetic screening to detect sub-chromosomal alterations.

The Harvard spinout is commercializing inDrop single-cell sequencing technology developed by Allon Klein.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: sequencing study of IDH glioma origins, and more.

A method called genome architecture mapping, or GAM, brings together deep DNA sequencing and laser microdissected slices of individuals cells in a tissue sample.

In an AGBT presentation, one early-access user of BD's Resolve platform described how he used it to analyze gene expression from 1,200 kidney cells. 

The two teams used combinatorial indexing for Hi-C and whole-genome sequencing and said that the methods could be tailored for other sequencing applications.

The two new single-cell RNA-sequencing methods aim to overcome some of the limitations of single-cell transcriptomics.

Systems will ship in early February and include droplet-based library prep and analytics functionalities.

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US National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says he will avoid male-only speaker panels.

Two patients fell ill, and one subsequently died, following a fecal microbiome transplant that harbored multi-drug-resistant bacteria, according to the New York Times.

Technology Review reports that eGenesis is testing whether organs from genetically modified pigs can be transplanted into monkeys.

In Science this week: almond reference genome, and more.