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Researchers profiled the transcriptomes of more than 500,000 single cells from human fetal skin and adult skin with atopic dermatitis and psoriasis.
The company's DETECTR disease detection platform will be used to help develop the technology and optimize the CRISPR enzymes used in the point-of-care device.
Two new studies of people with autism spectrum disorder indicate that mosaic mutations and copy number variants contribute to a person's risk for the condition.
Monozygotic twins differ on average by 5.2 early developmental mutations, and about 15 percent of them have a large number of mutational differences.
The researchers said this new data could lead to the development of effective therapies for patients with hereditary leiomyomatosis and renal cell carcinoma.
The pace of development for CRISPR-based infectious disease assays increased as the pandemic progressed, more funding became available, and collaboration accelerated.
Although the total number of deals went down in 2020, those deals were worth more compared to 2019 — four of the top five had billion-dollar price tags.
The two new tests, which have the capability to quantify a patient's viral load, have been designed without external RNA extraction or amplification steps.
The researchers, who also performed whole-genome sequencing on 853 macaques, found new lineage-specific genes and expanded gene families in the monkeys.
The company said the improvements it has made to its business during the pandemic will translate to significant increases in growth once it ends.
According to NBC News, new SARS-CoV-2 variants are making it harder for researchers to model the course of the pandemic.
The Wall Street Journal reports on gaps in COVID-19 testing affecting less affluent urban areas and rural locations.
The New York Times reports that experts say President Joe Biden's goal of vaccinating 1 million people a day in the US in the next 100 days is too low a bar.
In Science this week: single-cell lineage tracing technique applied to study lung cancer metastasis, and more.