deafness Genedrive Receives CE Mark for Hearing Loss Assay The company's antibiotic-induced hearing loss test will be used to screen babies for a genetic mutation that can cause deafness when given certain antibiotics. UK Researchers Develop Rapid POC Test for Antibiotic-Related Hearing Loss Premium The assay detects a mutation that can confer hearing loss in patients, particularly neonates, who have taken gentamicin, an antibiotic prescribed for certain bacterial infections. CapitalBio Deafness Test Being Evaluated for Neonatal Screening in Three Major Chinese Cities Premium BEIJING — Like many microarray vendors, CapitalBio sees future growth opportunities in molecular diagnostics. Dutch Study Aims to Demonstrate Cost-Effectiveness of Reimbursing for Exome Sequencing Dx Premium By Monica Heger Tel Aviv University Taps Capture/Sequencing Method to Diagnose Hearing Loss in Local Populations Premium By Molika Ashford In the hunt for the genetic causes of hearing loss in local populations, researchers at Tel Aviv University have taken up targeted genomic capture and deep sequencing to root out causative mutations. Jul 6, 2011 Q&A: Lynn Bry on Why a Clinically Annotated Database of Variants is Needed for Diagnostic Sequencing Premium Mar 22, 2011 Experts Debate Clinical Sequencing's Short- and Long-Term Impact on Dx, Therapeutics, Patient Health Premium Breaking News 23andMe Fiscal Q4 Revenues Increase 14 Percent Local Coverage Determinations Roundup: Castle Bio, SkylineDx Ancient Genome Sequence Provides Look at Ancestry for Individual Who Perished at Pompeii Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant Outcomes Improve With Diverse Gut Microbes, Immune Cells CorePath Laboratories, Cizzle Biotechnology Partner on Lung Cancer Blood Test Becton Dickinson Gets CE-IVD Mark for High-Throughput COVID/Flu PCR Test The Scan Billion-Dollar Diversity Initiative The Howard Hughes Medical Institute is now accepting applications for its new $1.5 billion initiative to boost the diversity of the scientific workforce. Biotech Co-Founder Arrested A co-founder of a Los Angeles-based biotech company has been arrested in connection with a murder-for-hire scheme, according to Endpoint News. Return of the Tasmanian Tiger The Washington Post reports that a team in Australia is working to bring the thylacine back from extinction. Nature Papers on Genome of Individual From Pompeii, CircRNA Study Best Practices, More In Nature this week: first sequenced genome of a person from Pompeii, best practice guidelines for circRNA studies, and more.