Editor’s Selections: NextGen sequencing, bug eat bug, and the mammoths of Spain

Editor's Selections 8 Comments
By Vincent Racaniello

Vincent RacanielloVincent Racaniello selects several notable posts each week from molecular and cellular biology and virology. He blogs at virology blog.

  • Massively parallel DNA sequencing machines may not be accurate, but they are inexpensive and provide a wide range of new applications.
  • When faced with food shortages, the soil dwelling Gram-positive bacterium Bacillus subtilis can form a spore, or it can become a cannibal.
  • Excavations at a site in southern Spain has extended the range of the woolly mammoth. This 30,000-40,000 year old site represents the southernmost extent of the woolly mammoths’ reach in Europe.

I’ll be back next Friday with more selections.

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