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Sophia's STS molecular diagnostic application runs on top of the Sophia AI platform to detect and characterize genomic alterations in solid tumors.

The researchers created a resource of cancer dependencies and developed a framework to prioritize existing cancer drug targets and suggest new ones.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: algorithm to determine messenger RNA translation shifts, functionally annotated bacterial tree of life, and more.

Researchers found a potential alternative toxin, as well as antibiotic resistance genes, in a newly-sequenced Vibrio cholerae strain from a British WWI soldier.

The technology, which uses molecular barcodes to stitch together short Illumina reads into long reads, can be used for plant, animal, and microbial genomics.

Efforts highlighted at last week's AACR meeting included new efforts to advance gene expression signatures, improve PD-L1 tests, and calculate MSI across tumor types.

The companies will use their respective technologies to optimize the cannabinoid profiles and other traits of different cannabis varieties.

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An international team of researchers has sequenced the durum wheat genome to help make better pasta, Popular Science reports.

In PNAS this week: genomic profile of an endosymbiotic microbe, role of horizontal gene transfer in fungal adaptations, and more.

Sano will use the funding to support its research platform, through which individuals can submit their medical history and genetic data for research studies.

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Novavax has begun a phase III trial of its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, according to the New York Times.

Vox reports that the Trump Administration may limit student visas for individuals from some countries to two years.

The governor of New York says the state will conduct its own review of any SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, NPR reports.

This week in Science: Neanderthal Y chromosomes replaced by Homo sapiens Y chromosomes, and more.