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Progenity recently agreed to pay millions to three major insurers under settlement agreements related to allegations over undisclosed past business practices.

The firm has granted the underwriters an option to purchase up to 2,400,000 additional shares, which would contribute additional gross proceeds of up to $38.4 million.

A bi-weekly listing of recent local coverage determinations from Medicare Administrative Contractors.

The accelerated approval is based on results from two cohorts of a Phase II, single-arm trial in which EZH2-mutated patients had an overall response rate of 69 percent.

Using array-based genotyping profiles for COVID-19 cases and controls, researchers identified loci on chromosomes 3 and 9 that are linked to cases with respiratory failure.

The timing of the divergence of the Measles morbillivirus and Rinderpest morbillivirus lineages traces to about when human populations began to live in cities.

GNS Healthcare will apply its AI and simulation technology to data from the CoMMpass study in search of insights on disease progression and drug response.

The deal expands Illumina's cloud-based data analysis portfolio and gives its customers access to tools to boost assay and operational efficiency.

ArcherDX said the firms aim to apply minimal residual disease monitoring in clinical-trial protocols and for future therapy optimization.

The move is intended to increase testing for COVID-19 and may help conserve resources, which were a major problem during the height of the pandemic.

The researchers covered 100 organisms from a wide range of taxonomies, allowing for large-scale cross comparisons of species at the protein level.

Researchers used long-read nanopore sequencing in 100 tomato varieties to uncover more than 230,000 structural variants in the tomato genome.

The suit comes shortly after Progenity filed for an initial public offering in which it is seeking to raise up to $122.6 million.

Investigators identified an inbred individual who appeared to be part of a high-status group buried in lavish tombs during the Neolithic period.

Antibody products manufactured by Bethyl will be verified on Fluidigm's Hyperion imaging system and subsequently offered to Fluidigm's customers.

The Rida Gene SARS-CoV-2 test runs on the Roche LightCycler 480II and is intended for use in hospital, reference, private, and state laboratories.

Applied BioCode's test may be performed by any CLIA-certified lab, while Kaiser Permanente's and Emory's must be run at their developers' labs.

The accelerated approval is based on data showing that refractory cancer patients with TMB of at least 10 mutations/Mb saw tumor shrinkage and had durable responses on the immunotherapy.

In April the firm received notice that it wasn't in compliance because its common stock didn't maintain a minimum bid price of $1.00 for 30 consecutive business days.

OnRamp Bio's Rosalind genomic informatics platform will replace Canopy's legacy bioinformatics platform as the CRO expands into the clinical market.

A US District Court will prevent BGI from distributing and promoting certain sequencing instruments that allegedly infringe Illumina patents.

The company is providing DNA/RNA extraction kits, viral RNA isolation platforms, workstations, and kits for detecting nucleic acids from the coronavirus to the lab.

A meta-analysis including 1.4 million people from five ancestral groups identified 318 novel variants associated with type 2 diabetes and related vascular outcomes.

The effort aims to screen for SARS-CoV-2 in the San Diego community and study the virus' genome to better understand how it is transmitted.

Todos said that it aims to develop an at-home 3C protease-based kit that uses a cell-phone camera and software for data analysis to test for the coronavirus.

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The Washington Post reports on researchers' efforts to determine the effect of an increasingly common SARS-CoV-2 mutation.

Florida Politics reports Florida's law barring life, long-term care, and disability insurers from using genetic information in coverage decisions went into effect at the beginning of July.

A new analysis finds a link between popular media coverage of a scientific study and how often that paper is cited.

In Nature this week: CRISPR approaches to editing plant genomes, way to speed up DNA-PAINT, and more.