Research synopses

  • Personal viromes

    Research in BMC Biology trawls through data from the Human Microbiome Project to take a first look at the human virome

  • Tumour clonality

    Research in Genome Biology presents a new computational tool, CLONET, for assessing the clonality of tumours, providing insights into tumour evolution

  • Larksong secrets

    Listen to the extraordinary song of the skylark and find out how researchers developed a new metric to probe this vocal demonstration of male fitness

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Jacques Ravel and Eric Wommack on the microbiome

Editors-in-Chief of Microbiome, Jacques Ravel and Eric Wommack, discuss the evolving microbiome field, big data and the importance of collaboration