The company has signed an agreement with a Canadian government agency to analyze very small amounts of DNA evidence.

The company's Medical Laboratories testing and services division has received a renewal of its COLA accreditation.

The molecular diagnostics company is preparing to commercialize a pancreatic cancer test.

Three German labs have accredited the MALDI Biotyper.


Though many details have yet to be worked out, the draft deal for the UK's withdrawal from the EU is giving researchers some hints for what they can expect, Nature News says.

DNA testing has solved a 100-year-old mystery contained in the skull and teeth samples of a now-extinct monkey that once inhabited Jamaica, Gizmodo reports.

As the UN ponders a ban on gene drives, one malaria researcher says there are less dramatic ways to fight the disease in Africa than unleashing GM mosquitoes on a whole continent.

In Nature this week: an improved reference genome of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, genomes of four species of truffles, and more.