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The clinic, a partnership of the Florida Department of Health in Broward County and the AIDS Healthcare Foundation hopes to improve STD treatment and control.

In Genome Research this week: population genomics and genome dynamics of Chlamydia, non-coding mutation found in microcephaly-micromelia syndrome, and more.

While molecular testing is now routine in cancer and women's health, for other disease areas, the technology may be overkill, Sundin said. 

The firm recently won an NIH grant to develop its instrument-free gonorrhea test, and is also developing a chlamydia assay with the long-term goal of making a combined CT/NG test.

The test runs on the firm's high throughput platforms and has claims for extragenital samples in addition to traditional samples.

Solid MDx revenue growth was driven primarily by sales of Aptima women's health products on the Panther and Tigris platforms.

A koala genome bank aims to increase healthy genes in its population and reduce chlamydia infections, according to Australian Geographic.

The test detects chlamydia, gonorrhea, and trichomonas from a single patient sample.

Revenues from the company’s molecular diagnostics business grew 6 percent, driven by continued strength in sales of women's health products.

The automated device was able to detect pathogens from clinical samples and can be built from a 3D printer retailing at $750 or less. 

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The New York City Police Department will be removing DNA profiles from a local database if they are from people who were never convicted of a crime, the New York Times reports.

Science reports that accusations of sexual assault against a microbiome researcher has also led to questions about his academic certifications.

Wired reports that researchers are analyzing the DNA fish leave behind in water to study their populations.

In Science this week: comprehensive cellular map of the human thymus, evidence of admixture between the ancestors of Neanderthals and Denisovan and a 'superarchaic' population.