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... and Plans to Co-Develop Biological Testing Technology for Water Industry

NEW YORK, July 19 (GenomeWeb News) - GE's Infrastructure, Water, and Process Technologies business and GenProbe will co-develop technology for detecting microorganisms in water, the companies said yesterday.

 

The firms will manufacture and commercialize nucleic acid-testing technology for detecting genetic sequences of microorganisms in selected water applications.

 

Additional terms were not disclosed.

The Scan

Interfering With Invasive Mussels

The Chicago Tribune reports that researchers are studying whether RNA interference- or CRISPR-based approaches can combat invasive freshwater mussels.

Participation Analysis

A new study finds that women tend to participate less at scientific meetings but that some changes can lead to increased involvement, the Guardian reports.

Right Whales' Decline

A research study plans to use genetic analysis to gain insight into population decline among North American right whales, according to CBC.

Science Papers Tie Rare Mutations to Short Stature, Immunodeficiency; Present Single-Cell Transcriptomics Map

In Science this week: pair of mutations in one gene uncovered in brothers with short stature and immunodeficiency, and more.