The MicroSEQ Listeria spp. kit is the fourth MicroSEQ food pathogen detection kit sold by Life Tech's Applied Biosystems business to receive AOAC certification.
Life Tech said that validation of its Applied Biosystems MicroSEQ Salmonella spp. detection kit is expected to help ensure food safety through more effective monitoring of food supply for Salmonella contamination.
An opinion piece in the Guardian argues that President Donald Trump is uninterested in science and that might not be a bad thing for the field.
The San Francisco Chronicle reports the Veterans Affairs Health System is studying whether genetic testing can help prescribe better depression therapies.
Stat News reports that Spark Therapeutics' Luxturna is now being used to treat a wider array of patients.
In Genome Biology this week: transcription factor use among brittle stars, single-cell RNA sequencing strategy, and more.