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In Cell this week: map of human protein interactions, mutant phenotype variability in organisms of the same species from different genetic backgrounds, and more.

The special conditions of MDx use in the pediatric market may also present advantages in patient satisfaction metrics, a BioFire representative said. 

The firm received CLIA waiver of a strep A assay on its Liat platform yesterday, and a favorable evaluation of its influenza A/B assay was published last week.

Three new assays were presented in posters at April's Clinical Virology Symposium.

Scientists in British Columbia are setting up a genomic surveillance system for avian influenza.

In Science this week: self-assembly of DNA components in solution, and more.

Genome sequences from hundreds of H7N9 isolates in China traced the movement of viruses responsible for a second wave of human infections in the country.

The RT-PCR/ESI-MS system showed similar sensitivity and specificity to tests from Cepheid and Hologic.

The firm is focused on moving more of its business into the molecular diagnostics market, and it believes the recent CLIA waiver for its Alere i platform provides it with a market opportunity not available to competitors.


Researchers have developed a robotic lab assistant, the Verge reports.

CBC News reports Canada's Supreme Court is to rule on the constitutionality of the country's genetic non-discrimination law today.

The Associated Press reports the World Health Organization is sending experts to China to investigate the animal source of SARS-CoV-2.

In Science this week: atlas of affected cell populations in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, and more.