Theranos Theranos' Emergency Authorization Bid for Zika Assay Raises Questions About Strategic Direction Facing CMS sanctions, lab industry insiders ponder the firm's options in seeking to launch a Zika virus assay with emergency use authorization on its upcoming miniLab platform. Theranos Offers First Glimpse of Technologies, Assay Data to Critical Lab Community At the American Association for Clinical Chemistry meeting, Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes said her company is working on third-party review and publications of the firm's technologies and tests. Breaking News UBS Initiates Coverage of 10X Genomics, PacBio, Akoya Biosciences, NanoString Technologies Circadian Gene Expression Variation Across Tissue Types May Offer Aging, Disease Clues Siemens Healthineers Q1 Dx Revenues Fall 21 Percent; Firm Strikes Lab Analyzer Deal With Unilabs Becton Dickinson Fiscal Q1 Revenues Down 3 Percent; Firm Raises FY23 Guidance NanoString Technologies, Weill Cornell Medicine Collaborate on Spatial Atlas of Human Tissues The Scan White-Tailed Deer Harbor SARS-CoV-2 Variants No Longer Infecting Humans, Study Finds A new study in PNAS has found that white-tailed deer could act as a reservoir of SARS-CoV-2 variants no longer found among humans. Study Points to Benefits of Local Consolidative Therapy, Targeted Treatments in Cancer Care In JCO Precision Oncology, researchers report that local consolidative therapy combined with molecularly targeted treatments could improve survival for some lung cancer patients. Genetic Variants That Lower LDL Cholesterol Linked to Reduced Heart Disease Risk Rare variants in two genes that lower LDL cholesterol are also associated with a decreased risk of coronary heart disease, according to a new JAMA Cardiology study. Study Links Evolution of Longevity, Social Organization in Mammals With the help of comparative phylogenetics and transcriptomics, researchers in Nature Communications see ties between lifespan and social organization in mammals.