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In Nature this week: immunomagnetic method for sorting cells, cumulative effects of rare and common risk variants in schizophrenia, and more.

The company said its test is faster, more precise, and cheaper than the current gold standard Cepheid GeneXpert test.

In PLOS this week: genetic diversity of invasive Echium plantagineum, gene-miRNA interactions in abdominal aortic aneurysm, and more.

Among other projects, the partners plan to establish a large-scale tropical plant genomics R&D center and associated sequencing and bioinformatics infrastructure.

Get the latest news from 10x Genomics, Danaher, Paragon Genomics, CleanPlex, OpGen, Agilent Technologies, and Sysmex America for the week of 9/20/19.

Keep Them or Not?

NPR says the explosion and fire earlier this week at a Russian lab that stores dangerous pathogens revives the question of whether such samples should be kept.

In Science journals this week: a functional genomic screen uncovers drug combination that increases KRAS inhibitor efficacy in aggressive lung cancer, and more.

BioStream will distribute the company's IsoCode and IsoLight products, which enable highly multiplexed protein measurements at the single-cell level.

The company's goal is to serve what it sees as a massive but underaddressed target group: Asian women.

The company, founded in May 2018 and headquartered in Guangzhou in southern China, has developed a CRISPR-based rapid diagnostics platform for pathogen detection.

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New research shows that scientists need to do a better job of including a wider diversity of African genomes in their analyses, STAT says.

A new paper in Science shows that men are still winning a large majority of the most sought-after NIH grants.

Nature Research and the Estée Lauder Companies are awarding efforts to encourage girls to pursue careers in the STEM fields.

In Science this week: beneficial genetic variants inherited from archaic Neanderthal and Denisovan hominins, and more.