The grants, awarded through the Qualifying Therapeutic Discovery Project Program created by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, were disclosed last week by the IRS.
Molecular Detection's Detect-Ready MRSA test; Diatherix Laboratories' GI panel; DNA test for early Lyme disease at Connecticut's Milford Hospital
Kettering Health Network hopes to cut costs by using Diatherix's PCR-based infectious disease tests.
NPR reports that many USDA researchers working at the two agencies that are relocating to the Kansas City area are declining to go.
Genetic genealogy has helped exonerate a man who has been jailed for 20 years, Agence France Presse reports.
A new report says genetically modified food might be necessary to be able to feed a planet of nearly 10 billion people, Bloomberg says.
In Nature this week: new RNA editing approach called LEAPER, draft assembly of Musa balbisiana banana genome, and more.