A robust venture-capital market combined with a sluggish IPO environment will ensure that the pecking order among the nation’s biotech clusters won’t change, venture capitalists and other VC market watchers concluded in separate interviews last week.
 
“I think it’s going to continue to make [the existing leading geographic] markets the key markets” for biotech activity, said Tracy Lefteroff, global managing partner for life science industry services with PricewaterhouseCoopers.
 

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US News & World Report writes that genetic testing of lung tumors can help identify treatments for patients.

A team of researchers plans to sample Loch Ness for environmental DNA, according to Newsweek.

The New York Times writes about the appearance of mosaicism in healthy people.

In PNAS this week: insecticide resistance patterns Anopheles gambiae mosquito, transcriptome patterns in Pseudomonas aeruginosa during infection, and more.