DOJ Progenity Resolves US DOJ Billing, Past Practice Investigations for $35.8M Along with the federal settlement, the company will also pay an additional $13.2 million to settle civil claims by different state attorneys general. Agendia Settles Allegations of Medicare Fraud for $8.25M The US DOJ alleged that the company conspired to "artificially delay" ordering its MammaPrint test in order to circumvent Medicare's 14-day rule. UTC Labs, Principals Agree to Pay $42.6M in PGx Testing Fraud Case According to the DOJ, the company also accepted a 25-year ban on participating in any federal healthcare program. Myriad Genetics Settles Improper Medicare Billing Complaint for $9.1M The company decided to settle the complaint in order to avoid "lengthy and distracting litigation," but denies any wrongdoing. Former Illumina Accountant Pleads Guilty to Insider Trading Martha Bustos allegedly helped a friend gain millions by tipping him off with confidential information in advance of Illumina's quarterly reports. Breaking News RADx Awards Minute Molecular Diagnostics $21.3M for Rapid PCR COVID-19 Test PathogenDx, Southern California Permanente Medical, Inova Diagnostics SARS-CoV-2 Tests Get FDA EUAs Quidel Preliminary Q1 Revenues Double But Fall Far Short of Expectations Thomas Scientific to Distribute MicroGem PrepGem Nucleic Acid Extraction Reagents Illumina, Kartos Therapeutics Partner to Develop TP53 Companion Diagnostic Genomic Effects of Radiation From Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster Examined in New Studies The Scan Thomas Brock Dies Thomas Brock, the microbiologist who discovered the bacterium whose polymerase is used in PCR reactions, has died, according to the New York Times. More'n a Million According to Nature News, more than a million coronavirus genomes have been uploaded to GISAID. Early Malaria Vaccine Results An early trial suggests a new malaria vaccine is up to 77 percent effective in preventing disease, the Guardian reports. Science Papers on Way to Track Interactions of Single Cells, Spatially Resolved Single-Cell RNA Sequencing In Science this week: barcoding plus sequencing approach to follow cell interactions during inflammations, and more.