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The suit names additional defendants and includes additional details about the technology Illumina is accused of appropriating.

A comprehensive study of genomics malpractice lawsuits showed only a modest increase in recent years, but ASU’s Marchant wouldn't bet on it staying this way in the long term.

Duty to Tell?

A UK woman sues a hospital for not telling her of her father's genetic testing results, the Guardian reports.

And Settled

Science reports that the Salk Institute has settled the third of its three gender discrimination lawsuits.

The lawsuit comes a few days after a jury awarded Bio-Rad Laboratories $23.9 million in damages in a patent infringement suit against 10x Genomics.

A settlement is expected in a Duke University lawsuit hinging on using falsified data to win grants, Retraction Watch and Science report.

Retaliation Claim

The Verge details the account of an academic who alleges her university retaliated against her after she complained of sexual harassment by her supervisor.

Mostly Dismissed

Retraction Watch reports that a judge dismissed most of the lawsuit Ohio State University's Carlo Croce brought against the New York Times.

The development is a positive for plaintiff Amy Williams, who has said she hopes her lawsuit will spur greater accountability and transparency among genetic testing labs.

The court ruled that Roche's claims are patent-ineligible because they are "directed to a natural phenomenon and lack any inventive concept" for a patent.

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A federal judge has ruled that drug companies, device manufacturers, and universities need to provide missing clinical data from hundreds of trials to a federal website, ScienceInsider reports.

A genetic analysis suggests red pandas might actually belong to two different species, New Scientist reports.

NPR reports that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has fixed the problem with some of its SARS-CoV-2 testing kits.

In Nature this week: epigenetic factors that prevent healthy aging and more.