North America New PacBio Library Prep Method Helps Cover 'Death Valley' Between Short and Long Reads Premium The method could be used to sequence DNA molecules that fall between short and long reads, but where high throughput and single-base accuracy are required. FDA Warns of Potential False Positives With Abbott SARS-CoV-2 Molecular Tests The agency said the issue could be related to current mixing parameters of the PCR reaction mixture resulting in overflow in wells of the reagent tray. New Facial Analysis Tool From Children's National Hospital Screens for Genetic Diseases Premium The technology has been licensed by MGeneRx, which plans to commercialize it in the US first, then expand to low- and middle-income countries. In Brief This Week: Myriad Genetics, Danaher, Co-Diagnostics, and More News items for the week of Sept. 13, 2021. Polygenic Risk Scores for Breast, Prostate Cancer Adaptable for Cross-Ancestry Use, Study Shows The researchers said the approach could be a short-term measure while genetic studies of more diverse ancestral populations are performed. Sep 16, 2021 Molecular Clonal Tracking Method Captures Lung Cancer Treatment Response, Resistance Features Sep 16, 2021 Castle Biosciences Receives New York State Approval for DecisionDx DiffDx-Melanoma Test Sep 16, 2021 FDA Approves Takeda's Exkivity With Thermo Fisher CDx for EGFR Exon20 Insertion-Positive NSCLC Sep 16, 2021 NanoCellect Raises $35M to Support Commercial Push for Second-Generation Cell Sorter Sep 15, 2021 Exact Sciences Stock Spikes After Primary Care Sales Team Nearly Doubles Sep 15, 2021 Deepcell Partners with Stanford University on Human Cell Atlas Project Sep 15, 2021 Broad Institute, Novo Nordisk Foundation Launch Center to Study Genomic Mechanisms of Disease Sep 15, 2021 New Chelex-Based Protocol Shows Potential to Reduce Cost, Time of COVID-19 Testing Premium Sep 15, 2021 Illumina Adds Seven Genomics Startups to Accelerator Program Sep 14, 2021 Jumpcode Genomics, TGen Partner to Test Metagenomic Approaches for COVID Detection Sep 14, 2021 Centenarian Exome Analysis Points to Conserved Longevity Pathways Sep 14, 2021 Updated Cepheid SARS-CoV-2, Flu, RSV Test Nabs FDA EUA Sep 14, 2021 Speedy Long-Read Genome Assembly Enabled by Minimizer-Space Analysis Sep 14, 2021 Exact Sciences, NSABP Validating Ability of ctDNA Test to Detect MRD in Colorectal Cancer Patients Sep 14, 2021 Ginkgo Bioworks to Go Public With $1.63B in Proceeds From SPAC Merger Sep 14, 2021 Mesa Laboratories Acquires Agena Bioscience for $300M Sep 13, 2021 CRISPR Startup Raises $15M in Seed Round, Aims to Bring Back Woolly Mammoth Sep 13, 2021 Twist Bioscience, Adicet Bio Ink Cancer Collaboration; Barclays Initiates Twist Coverage Sep 13, 2021 SomaLogic, UPMC Partner to Explore Utility of Proteomics in Clinical Care Sep 13, 2021 New Initiative Aims to Drive Development, Use of Capillary Electrophoresis in Top-Down Proteomics Premium 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.