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Population Genetics Technologies of Cambridge, UK, has received US Patent No. 7,544,473, "Nucleic acid analysis using sequence tokens." The patent claims methods for tagging nucleic acid sequence fragments, such as a set of nucleic acid sequence fragments from a single genome, with one or more unique members of a collection of oligonucleotide tags, or sequence tokens. As a general rule, a given sequence token is used once and only once in any tag sequence.

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The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Kite Pharmaceuticals' CAR T-cell therapy for large B-cell lymphomas, the New York Times reports.

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