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The tests use a range of different specimens including self-collected nasal swabs, bronchoalveolar lavage, sputum, and nasopharyngeal washes.

The company will apply its single-cell RNA-seq analytics technology to three distinct cohorts in pursuit of new drug targets for inflammatory bowel disease. 

Researchers found that 61 percent of patients they analyzed carried germline pathogenic or likely pathogenic variants in candidate cancer predisposition genes.

Missed Ones

An analysis by Cleveland Clinic researchers finds some SARS-CoV-2 tests have a high false negative rate, NPR reports.

Concerns Expressed

Retraction Watch reports expressions of concern have been added to two papers from Cleveland Clinic researchers.

Individuals with germline PTEN mutations who have autism spectrum disorder or developmental delay often also have copy number variations, a new study has found.

In Genome Research this week: transcriptomic study of human brain development, metabolomic analysis of fruit flies, and more.

In PNAS this week: population genomics study on indigenous individuals in Brazil, programmable genome-editing approach, and more.

A missense change in a gene coding for an androgen production enzyme had apparent ties to poor lung function and reduced glucocorticoid drug response.

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The World Health Organization will be providing low-cost COVID-19 tests to low- and middle-income nations, according to Reuters.

Nature News examines how the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the US Supreme Court could affect scientific agencies.

Nobel Prize-winner Arthur Ashkin, who developed optical tweezers, has died at 98, the Washington Post reports.

In PNAS this week: altered gene expression in brain samples from Alzheimer's disease patients, effects of gene mutations found in bladder cancer, and more.