The C. difficile test is the first molecular diagnostic product for Meridian. It hopes to market the test later this year.
Kettering Health Network hopes to cut costs by using Diatherix's PCR-based infectious disease tests.
British, French, and American researchers reported that they have sequenced and compared different strains of Clostridium difficile in an attempt to find genetic causes for the bug's increased virulence.
Following its departure from the European Union, the UK is to implement a fast-track visa program aimed at attracting scientific talent to Britain, according to BBC News.
ScienceInsider reports that researchers in Brazil are concerned that a creationist was chosen to run the agency that oversees graduate study programs there.
The Washington Post reports that researchers are quickly analyzing the coronavirus that has been causing illness and sharing their findings.
In PLOS this week: common variant associated with BMI in Arctic populations, analysis of microRNA markers associated with being born small for gestational age, and more.