By Justin Petrone
Chimeric RNAs should not be studied in isolation, but together, as an RNA network, according to authors of a recently published paper.
Researchers from the US and Peru have demonstrated the feasibility of re-sequencing the Plasmodium vivax malaria parasite directly from the blood of infected patients.
Using a mismatch repair detection-based screen, researchers have detected thousands of new somatic mutations in a handful of cancer types and sub-types.
An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.
The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.
In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.
Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.