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As government lab spending grows, the Medicare contractor has barred access to a coding and pricing file obtained via FOIA claiming it holds business secrets.

Reveal Genomics plans to have assays available within three years, and is eager to partner with pharmaceutical and diagnostics companies to fulfill its vision.

With nearly 7 million COVID-19 cases, the country is expanding near-patient strategies historically deployed for tuberculosis testing for SARS-CoV-2 testing.

Qiagen has benefited from unexpected tailwinds due to COVID-19 testing and envisions post-pandemic growth with recently acquired NeuMoDx as a key contributor.

Recently presented data confirm prior findings that Agendia's MammaPrint may help doctors decide whether to limit tamoxifen treatment in certain patients.

The firm said that the shortage of testing in rural America highlights a need for its rapid molecular system, which is small enough to fit in a backpack.

The Boston-based firm is pursuing nanopore technology as a readout for its unique information-encoding format, which could help customers store vast amounts of data.

The center, based in Barcelona, Spain, has built a search tool for quickly locating genetic variants and associated metadata for the novel coronavirus.

In a PrecisionFDA challenge, DeepVariant calls of PacBio HiFi reads topped 99 percent precision and recall for SNVs and indels, bringing HiFi in line with Illumina. 

The program is in its third year monitoring individuals with these mutations to try to detect disease early, understand their risk, and develop preventive treatments.

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Nature News writes that additional details about the UK plan for an agency to support high-risk, high-reward science are needed.

The New York Times reports that the US Food and Drug Administration has authorized Johnson & Johnson's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine.

The Wall Street Journal writes new studies are giving glimpses into the origins of SARS-CoV-2.

In PLOS this week: analysis of Plasmodium population structure, qPCR assay to diagnose scabies, and more.