Latin America Nature Papers Examine Molecular Program Differences Influencing Neural Cells, Population History of Polynesia In Nature this week: changes in molecular program during embryonic development leads to different neural cell types, and more. Polynesian Island Population History Revealed From Present-Day Human Genomes With ancestry and admixture data from 430 modern-day individuals in Polynesian populations, researchers followed Middle Age migrations to islands in the Pacific. PLOS Papers on Cancer Risk Scores, Typhoid Fever in Colombia, Streptococcus Protection In PLOS this week: application of cancer polygenic risk scores across ancestries, genetic diversity of typhoid fever-causing Salmonella, and more. PNAS Papers on Peanut Genetics, Acute Kidney Injury Protection, Colorectal Cancer Carcinogenesis In PNAS this week: wild peanut genes uncovered in crops, protection from kidney injury, and more. WHO Watches Mu The World Health Organization has put a watch on a SARS-CoV-2 variant that contains mutations that may boost transmission and skirt immune responses. Mar 18, 2021 Euformatics Partners With Síntese Biotecnologia to Enter Latin American Market Feb 19, 2021 Genetic Study of Skin Pigmentation in African Americans Uncovers Links to Vitamin D Deficiency Feb 11, 2021 Neanderthal Gene Variant Alters Neurodevelopment in Human Brain Organoids Feb 5, 2021 GWAS of Latin Americans Suggests Lip Shape Influenced by Locus of Denisovan Origin Feb 3, 2021 Epimune Inks Latin American Distribution Deal for Lymphocyte Quantification Test Jan 22, 2021 In Brief This Week: Myriad Genetics, Guardant Health, Twist Bioscience, and More Dec 23, 2020 Ancient DNA Analysis Sheds New Light on Origin of Caribbean Populations Nov 4, 2020 Biocartis to Invest in IVD Partnerships Following Termination of Genomic Health Deal Premium Nov 3, 2020 Biocartis Collaborating With GeneproDx, Endpoint Health on Tests for Idylla Platform Oct 14, 2020 PerkinElmer to Provide Testing for BioMarin Program in Mexico Oct 1, 2020 Genomic Study of Argentinian Cholera Outbreak Finds Differences Between Endemic, Epidemic Bacteria Aug 12, 2020 Traveler's Diarrhea Among Soldiers Linked to Gut Microbiome Changes Jul 28, 2020 Startup CRISPR Firm Caspr Biotech Developing COVID Dx Using New Extremophile Bacteria Nuclease Premium Jul 24, 2020 In Brief This Week: FDA, Caris Life Sciences, SeqBiome, and More Jul 17, 2020 In Brief This Week: PerkinElmer, Thermo Fisher Scientific, BioReference Laboratories, and More Jul 17, 2020 Cepheid Debuts 10-Color Molecular Detection Technology With New Tuberculosis Test Premium Jul 10, 2020 Todos Medical Inks Expanded Deal for 3D Medicines PCR Test Kits in US Jul 8, 2020 Native Americans, Polynesians in Contact 800 Years Ago, Genomic Study Indicates Jul 2, 2020 In Brief This Week: Genomics England, Centogene, Cergentis, and More May 13, 2020 Gene Variant Associated With Reduced Height Among Peruvians Load More Breaking News FDA Revises SARS-CoV-2 Test Emergency Use Authorization Requirements to Account for Variants Geisinger Wins $5M NIH Grant to Develop Point-of-Care Genetic Diagnostic Tool Second Genome, Virginia Commonwealth University Partner on NASH Biomarker Discovery LGC Receives CE Mark for AccuPlex SARS-CoV-2, Flu A/B, RSV Reference Material Kit Esophageal Cancer Testing Firm Lucid Diagnostics Files For IPO Twist Bioscience, DeepCDR Collaborate on Antibody Library Design The Scan Booster for At-Risk The New York Times reports that the US Food and Drug Administration has authorized a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine for people 65 and older or at increased risk. Preprints OK to Mention Again Nature News reports the Australian Research Council has changed its new policy and now allows preprints to be cited in grant applications. Hundreds of Millions More to Share The US plans to purchase and donate 500 million additional SARS-CoV-2 vaccine doses, according to the Washington Post. Nature Papers Examine Molecular Program Differences Influencing Neural Cells, Population History of Polynesia In Nature this week: changes in molecular program during embryonic development leads to different neural cell types, and more.