NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – CareDx reported after the close of the market on Wednesday that its third quarter revenues rose 74 percent year over year, thanks largely to a 6 percent increase in test volume for its AlloMap non-invasive blood test for heart transplant patients.

For the three months ended Sept. 30, the diagnostics company said revenues rose to $12.5 million from $7.2 million a year earlier, beating the average Wall Street analyst estimate of $11.5 million.

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The New York Times reports that as China invests in science, it also is dealing with research fraud.

In PLOS this week: transcriptome study of a cold-tolerant plant, deep sequencing of clinical influenza A samples, and more.

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