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Ben Butkus

Editorial Director, GenomeWeb
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Ben Butkus is editorial director of GenomeWeb. He covers technologies and trends across the omics landscape with a particular interest in molecular diagnostics, infectious disease, PCR and related nucleic acid amplification technologies, and sample prep. 

The World Health Organization will be providing low-cost COVID-19 tests to low- and middle-income nations, according to Reuters.

Nature News examines how the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the US Supreme Court could affect scientific agencies.

Nobel Prize-winner Arthur Ashkin, who developed optical tweezers, has died at 98, the Washington Post reports.

In PNAS this week: altered gene expression in brain samples from Alzheimer's disease patients, effects of gene mutations found in bladder cancer, and more.