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The evidence-based "Choosing Wisely" suggestions are meant to facilitate conversation between doctors and patients about unnecessary and wasteful interventions.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of Utah Department of Medicine has been awarded $16 million from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to fund interdisciplinary studies that delve into the molecular and cellular causes of blood clots.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Transgenomic today announced it has received confirmation of Medicare coverage for its clopidogrel response test.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Autogenomics today said that it has received regulatory approval in Canada to market its Infiniti Pharmacogenomic testing system.

The test, built on the company's VeraCode technology, is for Factor V and Factor II.

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The Delaware Biotechnology Institute was started with economic development in mind, but the scientists who call it home say it's been a significant boon to their own research.

An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.

In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.

Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.