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Under the terms of the agreement, the financial details of which were not disclosed, Bio-Rad will have the right to develop the heparin binding protein marker for use on its proprietary laboratory instruments worldwide.

Under the terms of the agreement, Bio-Rad will have the right to develop the HBP marker for use on its proprietary laboratory instruments globally. Additional terms of the deal were not disclosed.

With FDA clearance, the test, which had been available outside the US, will now become available in the US.

An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.

In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.

Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.