Avatao Biotech

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Rosetta Genomics has terminated a licensing deal with Chinese diagnostic firm Avatao Biotech, the Israeli molecular diagnostic firm disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Rosetta Genomics said today it is terminating a licensing deal with Avatao Biotech, accusing the Chinese diagnostic firm of material breach of an agreement.

Rosetta Genomics this week announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell $1.9 million in stock and warrants in a private placement.

New results from the NASA Twins Study indicate that the immune system may rev up when in space, the Washington Post reports.

Kelvin Droegemeier, the new science advisor, spoke at the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting, Geekwire reports.

In PNAS this week: whole-genome assembly for the white shark, paper-based microfluidic method for detecting the malaria parasite, and more.

The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.