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AIM Develops Protein Biomarker-based Cancer Dx

NEW YORK, Dec. 12 (GenomeWeb News) - Advanced Ideas in Medicine has developed a blood test to diagnose and detect cancer, the company said today.


The tests are designed to identify a series of blood protein biomarkers that could help diagnose cancers such as prostate, colorectal, breast, lung, and ovarian.


The former principals of Predictive Diagnostics launched Advanced Ideas in Medicine as a diagnostics company in July 2005.

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NFTs for Genome Sharing

Nature News writes that non-fungible tokens could be a way for people to profit from sharing genomic data.

Wastewater Warning System

Time magazine writes that cities and college campuses are monitoring sewage for SARS-CoV-2, an approach officials hope lasts beyond COVID-19.

Networks to Boost Surveillance

Scientific American writes that new organizations and networks aim to improve the ability of developing countries to conduct SARS-CoV-2 genomic surveillance.

Genome Biology Papers on Gastric Cancer Epimutations, BUTTERFLY, GUNC Tool

In Genome Biology this week: recurrent epigenetic mutations in gastric cancer, correction tool for unique molecular identifier-based assays, and more.