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Dubbed Automobi Molecular Diagnostics, the company will establish local manufacturing facilities and work to commercialize the Novodiag platform in China.

The project, established by the National Cancer Center of Japan, screens target genes in lung cancer to advance the development of new drugs and diagnostics.

The study showed that the Zeesan test kit and qPCR instrument could be used for near-patient HPV typing of 94 samples in 2.5 hours.

The Japan Times reports that Japan's public health insurance system will cover genetic testing for some cancer patients.

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A family denied Australian residency due to cost of their son's cystic fibrosis care hopes to have the home affairs minister step in, New Scientist reports.

The complaint, filed yesterday, alleges that Illumina's two-channel sequencing systems infringe Complete Genomics' US Patent No. 9,222,132.

Despite the diversity detected in Group A Streptococcus strains from more than 20 countries, investigators narrowed in on broadly shared sequences with relatively low variation.

Researchers identified 34 known and 30 new Leptospira species by sequencing dozens of isolates from soil and water samples in Asia, Africa, Europe, and Oceania.

The researchers found that two subtypes of combined hepatocellular and intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma have distinct molecular features.

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A New Zealand minister says the country's genetic modification laws need to be re-examined to help combat climate change, the New Zealand Herald reports.

A new analysis finds some cancers receive more nonprofit dollars than others.

An Australian mother's conviction in the deaths of her children may be re-examined after finding that two of the children carried a cardiac arrhythmia-linked gene variant.

In Science this week: comparative analysis of sex differences in mammal gene expression, and more.