Middle East Centenarian Exome Analysis Points to Conserved Longevity Pathways Researchers found rare coding variants in conserved pathways that appear to be associated with longevity and potentially protect against aging. Middle Eastern Genomes Provide Look at Genetic Variation, Population Histories With phased genome sequences for 137 individuals from eight Middle Eastern populations, investigators found millions of new genetic variants and retraced past population interactions. Capio Biosciences, BioView to Explore Integration of Circulating Tumor Cell Technologies The companies are conducting a study to evaluate their combined platforms for the detection and characterization of CTCs in prostate cancer. Aging Clock Developed From Inflammatory Immune Features With integrated immune profiles for more than 1,000 individuals, investigators established an inflammatory clock of aging that tracks with age-related disease and frailty. COVID-19 Susceptibility, Severity Loci Reported by International Team Using data for almost 50,000 COVID-19 cases and some 2 million controls, researchers found 13 loci linked to SARS-CoV-2 infection susceptibility or disease severity. Jun 23, 2021 Archaic Hominin History, Interactions Revealed With Denisova Cave Sediment Sequences Jun 3, 2021 Nucleix, MD Anderson Partner on Methylation-Based Lung Cancer Dx Tests May 26, 2021 Bioinformatics Method Could Improve Detection of Off-Target CRISPR Activity Premium May 19, 2021 Yourgene, Alliance Global Sign Distribution Deal for Middle East, Africa May 10, 2021 Euformatics Signs Distribution Deal With Saudi Arabia's Al-Jeel May 7, 2021 In Brief This Week: Ginkgo Bioworks, Novacyt, Viome, and More Apr 23, 2021 COVID-19 Severity Linked to mRNA, lncRNA Signature in Blood Apr 22, 2021 Todos Medical Acquires Provista Diagnostics for $7.5M Apr 15, 2021 Cancer Dx Firm C2i Genomics Raises $100M in Financing Apr 15, 2021 Neanderthal Population Replacement Detected Using Spanish Cave Sediments Apr 9, 2021 Microbial Fingerprints, Health Insights Gleaned From Individual Gut Microbiome Dynamics Apr 8, 2021 Armed With $55M in New Funding, Nucleix to Further Invest in Early-Stage Lung Cancer Dx Premium Apr 7, 2021 Nucleix Raises $55M in Financing Round Mar 30, 2021 Todos Medical Acquires US Commercial Rights to Osang Healthcare Coronavirus Test Mar 25, 2021 Wild Animal Gut Microbiomes Reveal New Species, Ties to Host Traits Mar 19, 2021 In Brief This Week: Grail, Prometheus Biosciences, Iridia, and More Mar 18, 2021 Study Shows 1 Percent of European Couples at Risk of Having Child With Severe Recessive Disorder Mar 10, 2021 Agena Inks MassArray Distribution Deal for Middle East, Africa, Central Asia Feb 26, 2021 In Brief This Week: Thermo Fisher Scientific, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Invitae, and More Feb 23, 2021 SARS-CoV-2 Test Pooling Studies Offer Insights for Implementing, Optimizing Approaches Load More Breaking News Ancient DNA Analysis Highlights Three Ancestral Populations in Japan FDA Warns of Potential False Positives With Abbott SARS-CoV-2 Molecular Tests New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Oxford Nanopore, Beckman Coulter, Thermo Fisher Scientific, More People in the News: New Appointments at Sema4, NHGRI, Dante Labs, Ancestry, More Thermo Fisher Scientific Expects 12 Percent Revenue Growth in 2022 In Brief This Week: Myriad Genetics, Danaher, Co-Diagnostics, and More The Scan For Those Thick Tiger Stripes Tigers in India with thick stripes harbor a genetic change, as Gizmodo reports. High GABA Tomatoes The Japan News reports that genome-edited tomatoes with higher GABA levels are now for sale in Japan. Approach for Inclusivity and Diversity A National Human Genome Research Institute team calls for the field to "adopt diversity as an ethos." Science Papers on Tumors Immune System Evasion; Drivers of Genomic Instability, Inflammation In Science this week: study of how tumors evade the adaptive immune system, and more.