HalioDx

Companies are now expected to have their tests cleared by authorities for clinical use, and to bring their entire catalogs into line with the new regulations by May 2022.

The partners will jointly develop and commercialize gene expression assays to predict response to cancer immunotherapy, based on the nCounter platform.

The firm, HalioDx, was formed following the departure of Qiagen Marseille's executive team and all its employees. 

The New York Times reports that as China invests in science, it also is dealing with research fraud.

In PLOS this week: transcriptome study of a cold-tolerant plant, deep sequencing of clinical influenza A samples, and more.

The Atlantic writes that retrotransposons like BovB have proliferated in a number of genomes.

Researchers have sequenced the genome of a man who lived in China some 40,000 years ago, according to UPI.