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CORRECTION: Jan 11, 2002


CORRECTION: In an article published in the January 4 issue of BioArray News, “Microarray Challenge 2002: To Transform Hot New Technology into Products and Revenues,” Biocept of San Diego, which produces protein arrays with hydrogel droplets, was referred to erroneously on page 5 as Biosite. Biosite, also a protein chip developer, has released a chip that quantifies proteins from damaged heart tissue. BioArray News regrets this inaccuracy.

The Scan

And Back

The New York Times reports that missing SARS-CoV-2 genome sequences are back in a different database.

Lacks Family Hires Attorney

A lawyer for the family of Henrietta Lacks plans to seek compensation from pharmaceutical companies that have used her cancer cells in product development, the Baltimore Sun reports.

For the Unknown

The Associated Press reports that family members are calling on the US military to use new DNA analysis techniques to identify unknown sailors and Marines who were on the USS Arizona.

PLOS Papers on Congenital Heart Disease, COVID-19 Infection Host MicroRNAs, Multiple Malformation Mutations

In PLOS this week: new genes linked to congenital heart disease, microRNAs with altered expression in COVID-19, and more.