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In Genome Biology this week: improved reference genome for the Asian tiger mosquito Aedes albopictus, links between Ebola variants and outcomes, and more.

In PLOS this week: genetic analysis of malaria parasite populations in Southeast Asia, genomic surveillance of yellow fever virus in São Paulo, and more.

Caspr's assay can be transported at room temperature and performed without complex external equipment, making it ideal for low-resource environments.

In PLOS this week: sequencing-based way to uncover drug resistance in tuberculosis bacteria, genetic population structure of mosquito vectors, and more.

The platform can detect a single virus in more than 1,000 samples at a time or more than 160 viruses, including SARS-CoV-2, in a small number of samples.

In PLOS this week: genomic epidemiological features of dengue virus in Guangdong, analysis of ancient plaque give insight into past diets, and more.

In Science this week: researchers use CRISPR tool to find gut microbiome molecules involved in immunity, and more.

To Fend Off Dengue

Researchers report on the use of Wolbachia to make mosquitos resistance to dengue fever and other mosquito-borne disease.

Eurobio Scientific will also develop new test kits for the T-COR 8, a real-time PCR thermocycler originally developed for the US Army.

The system uses the Cas13 nuclease to identify target sites in various RNA viruses and then destroy them.

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Kaiser Health News reports San Francisco and Alameda counties in California are no longer using Verily Life Sciences' COVID-19 testing program.

The New York Times reports that developers in New York City are increasingly interested in life science spaces.

A UK study has found that antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 may decline over time, Reuters reports.

In PNAS this week: genetic and epigenetic variation in individuals with diabetic kidney disease, spontaneous genetic alterations in Saccharomyces cerevisiae, and more.