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Corning, Promega to Collaborate on Self-Printing Microarray Reagent System

NEW YORK, Sept. 8 (GenomeWeb News) - Corning and Promega said today that they have agreed to jointly develop, manufacture, and commercialize a system of reagents for self-printing microarrays.

The integrated system of slides and reagents, called Pronto! Plus, will join Corning's Pronto! microarray reagent system with Promega's SV Total RNA isolation system, ChipShot labeling system, and ChipShot labeling cleanup system.

The Scan

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.