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The two California startups will aggregate genomic and phenotypic data, including social determinants of health, to support and manage decentralized clinical trials.

The company also said that it had received EUA from the US Food and Drug Administration for a non-prescription version of its COVID-19 sample collection kit.

Bio-Techne's CEO said the coverage decision will expand access to its EPI test and enable additional men to better decide whether to proceed with a prostate biopsy.

Hologic said that the transaction further strengthens its molecular diagnostics business by expanding its international capabilities, among other benefits.

The firm said it is drawing up plans for its business in a post-pandemic world, planning the introduction of new testing panels and enhancing its respiratory panel.

Politico reports that the NYPD DNA database has grown since it announced it would be removing profiles from it.

Forbes reports that a structural biology lab at Oxford University studying the coronavirus was hacked.

Science reports that a Dutch research funding agency is combating a ransomware attack.

In Science this week: set of 64 haplotype assemblies from 32 individuals, and more.