MADRID (360Dx) – Becton Dickinson over the weekend provided a roadmap for its molecular diagnostics and microbiology laboratory businesses with the unveiling of several soon-to-be launched products.

At the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases held here, BD introduced its first new molecular testing platform in several years, the BD Cor, a fully automated high-throughput, real-time PCR testing system expected to launch next year in Europe and compete with the likes of similar platforms offered by Roche, Abbott, and Hologic.

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The Associated Press reports that gene-edited food may soon be for sale.

The United Nations is to consider a ban on field testing gene drives at a meeting being held next week, Technology Review reports.

The US Department of Health and Human Services is beginning a series of meetings on human fetal tissue research, Stat News reports.

In Cell this week: epigenetic change linked to glioblastomas, rare and low-frequency variants contributing to multiple sclerosis risk, and more.