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In the wake of its $1.6 billion acquisition of Digene, Qiagen CEO Peer Schatz said this week that the firm is working on a next-generation human papillomavirus molecular test to complement the one it already sells as well as an HPV test developed specifically for emerging markets.
 

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Researchers have sequenced the northern white rhinoceros to gauge whether it could be brought back from the edge of extinction, the New York Times reports.

Bavaria expands its forensic genetic analyses to include DNA phenotyping, raising discrimination concerns.

Tufts University researchers found a role for miRNA in transmitting stress between generations, the Economist reports.

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