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Learning to Love Microarrays

Sandra Porter says that she was content to avoid microarrays for a long while, with the articles questioning reliability and stories coming out of labs. However, she's had a change of heart. "Then Next Generation DNA Sequencing (NGS) came along. It turned out that many of the data analysis techniques developed for microarrays were useful for analyzing Next Gen data. I couldn't avoid them anymore," Porter writes. "It was time to bite the bullet and learn about microarrays."

The Scan

Not Yet a Permanent One

NPR says the lack of a permanent Food and Drug Administration commissioner has "flummoxed" public health officials.

Unfair Targeting

Technology Review writes that a new report says the US has been unfairly targeting Chinese and Chinese-American individuals in economic espionage cases.

Limited Rapid Testing

The New York Times wonders why rapid tests for COVID-19 are not widely available in the US.

Genome Research Papers on IPAFinder, Structural Variant Expression Effects, Single-Cell RNA-Seq Markers

In Genome Research this week: IPAFinder method to detect intronic polyadenylation, influence of structural variants on gene expression, and more.