NEW YORK, Nov. 24 (GenomeWeb News) - Shares in Bio-Rad Laboratories fell nearly 5 percent on Wednesday afternoon, a day after the US Department of Agriculture said the firm's rapid-screening test kit for bovine spongiform encephalopathy had generated a false-positive in screening cattle for the disease.

 

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Women with breast or ovarian cancer living in medically underserved regions of the US are less likely to get recommended BRCA1 or BRCA2 genetic testing, according to a new study.

Three immunology researchers are to receive this year's Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research, the Albany Times-Union reports.

In Genome Research this week: clonal evolution analysis of acute myeloid leukemia, computational pipeline to examine relationships between bacterial pathogens, and more.

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