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The initial investment is led by Debiopharm, which will collaborate with the Israeli startup to accelerate discovery of biomarkers for oncology drug response.

Nvidia customers in the US and the Middle East expect that the newly introduced A100 servers will accelerate research into the novel coronavirus.

In PNAS this week: study of central nervous system inflammation roots, circulating immune cells in cancer reflect patient response to treatment, and more.

The firm's technology uses ex vivo organ culture to model cancer growth and predict a patient's tumor response to chemotherapy and targeted drugs. 

Todos said that it aims to develop an at-home 3C protease-based kit that uses a cell-phone camera and software for data analysis to test for the coronavirus.

The Rehovot, Israel-based precision medicine firm will use the funding to scale clinical trials and expansion to the UK.

Most of the scroll fragments analyzed originated from sheep, but two pieces came from cow, suggesting they were imported to the area where they were found.

New data shows that the test could eventually be useful in helping younger women avoid chemotherapy in the neoadjuvant setting.

A new microbiome analysis uncovered cancer type-specific bacterial community features, along with intracellular bacteria in tumor and associated immune cells.

From the US to Israel

Tel Aviv University researchers have traced many coronavirus cases in Israel to a US strain, according to the Jerusalem Post.

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The Washington Post reports that the CDC's SARS-CoV-2 test issues reflect earlier ones it had with Zika virus testing.

NPR writes that even with thousands of new COVID-19 papers, each should be evaluated based on its own quality.

Researchers traced a gene cluster linked to COVID-19 severity to Neanderthals, the New York Times reports.

In PNAS this week: soil bacteria-derived small molecules affect centrosomal protein, microfluidics approach for capturing circulating tumor cells, and more.