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As SpeeDx preps for the European launch of its STI tests, it will incorporate UgenTec's automated data analysis tool for PCR applications.

The firm has secured rights to use CRISPR in cell lines for biomanufacturing and will work with Solentim to increase editing throughput while decreasing costs.

The company had encouraging results for its breast cancer tests and provided an update on the development of its bladder cancer test.

The deal gives the firm access to Bioyong's network of hospital-installed mass specs on which it hopes to place assays including its Veristrat lung cancer test.

Agendia, which makes the MammaPrint test, called the report "disappointing" but thinks it still has a shot at landing wider reimbursement in Germany.

In PLOS this week: genetic study of breast cancer in Egyptian families, mutations linked to cleft lip and palate, and more.

Council Bluffs, Iowa, schools are encouraging more girls to pursue STEM courses, according to the Associated Press.

Because of new open-access requirements, Gates Foundation-funded researchers can't publish in some top journals, Nature News reports.

In Science this week: deletion of one microRNA allows pluripotent stem cells to form embryonic and non-embryonic lineages, and more.