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In Genome Research this week: Y chromosome gene expression analysis, de novo mutations rise with paternal age in rhesus macaques, and more.

The company will apply its single-cell RNA-seq analytics technology to three distinct cohorts in pursuit of new drug targets for inflammatory bowel disease. 

RenalytixAI's flagship product is KidneyIntelX, which applies artificial intelligence to patient data to aid in the treatment of progressive kidney disease.

In PNAS this week: effect of premature termination codons in the DMD gene, knock-down of DUX4 in facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy, and more.

The platform combines Leica's laser microdissection tool and PBI's pressure cycling tech to enable better extraction and digestion of proteins from biopsies.

A team of researchers in Germany investigated gene expression in airway cells of SARS-CoV-2 patients, finding increased interaction between epithelial and immune cells.

Extra Challenges

New Scientist reports on the institutional racism minority researchers encounter in the sciences.

Slow Change

NPR reports that the SARS-CoV-2 genome does not appear to accumulate mutations quickly, which should help vaccine efforts.

In Science this week: Fiber-seq method to examine regulatory architecture, mutations in SOST associated with osteoporosis drug-linked cardiovascular events, and more.

 

News items for the week of June 22, 2020.

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Researchers have developed a robotic lab assistant, the Verge reports.

CBC News reports Canada's Supreme Court is to rule on the constitutionality of the country's genetic non-discrimination law today.

The Associated Press reports the World Health Organization is sending experts to China to investigate the animal source of SARS-CoV-2.

In Science this week: atlas of affected cell populations in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, and more.