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SNPTECH REPORTER SUBSCRIBERS: As Molecular Diagnostics Accelerates, Novel PCR Alternatives Gain Traction

New DNA-amplification technologies that bypass the PCR process may save reference labs and insurance companies tens of millions of dollars each year and increase the pace at which molecular diagnostics and new SNP technologies are adopted. Trouble is, do payors even know these technologies exist? Subscribe. (https://www.snptech.com/subscribe.htm)

The Scan

Back as Director

A court has reinstated Nicole Boivin as director of the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Science reports.

Research, But Implementation?

Francis Collins reflects on his years as the director of the US National Institutes of Health with NPR.

For the False Negatives

The Guardian writes that the UK Health Security Agency is considering legal action against the lab that reported thousands of false negative COVID-19 test results.

Genome Biology Papers Present Epigenetics Benchmarking Resource, Genomic Architecture Maps of Peanuts, More

In Genome Biology this week: DNA methylation data for seven reference cell lines, three-dimensional genome architecture maps of peanut lines, and more.