MTM Laboratories

Paired with Roche's HPV testing offerings, the deal will expand its cervical cancer testing capabilities.

The German-based company expects to file its test for FFPE within the next few months, and to start a clinical trial for its cytology test by mid-year.

The funds will be used to support clinical trials and commercialization efforts, as well as US regulatory clinical trials for a PMA submission for its CINtec Plus Cytology platform.

The CTAF recommendation is "an important decision-making resource for clinicians and patients," the firm's CEO said.

Patents awarded to GeneNews, US Army, Aisin Seiki, MTM Laboratories, and USC.

Gene drives might run into biological resistance, the Economist reports.

Forensic experts exhumed painter Salvador Dalí's body to collect DNA for a paternity test, CBS News reports.

Yale Environment 360 writes that synthetic and conservation biologists aren't always on the same wavelength, but they are trying to reach an understanding.

In Science this week: full CRISPR locus integration complex structure, and more.