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Sequenom has appointed Myla Lai-Goldman to its board of directors and to the board's science committee. Lai-Goldman is a managing partner at Personalized Science and CEO of GeneCentric Diagnostics. Previously, she served as executive vice president, chief medical officer, and chief scientific officer at Laboratory Corporation of America.

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Not Immediately Told

The US National Institutes of Health tells lawmakers that one of its grantees did not immediately report that it had developed a more infectious coronavirus, Science says.

Seems Effective in Kids

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Intelligence Warning on Bioeconomy Threats

US intelligence warns over China's focus on technologies and data related to the bioeconomy, the New York Times reports.

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