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The platform can detect a single virus in more than 1,000 samples at a time or more than 160 viruses, including SARS-CoV-2, in a small number of samples.

Lifespan Effects

Science reports that very rare genetic mutations in combination may take years off people's lives.

A single-cell RNA sequencing analysis suggests progression to multiple myeloma involves shifts in immune cell representation and activity in the microenvironment.

The firm recently published a paper with its sibling company HiFiBio on antibody sequencing, but is looking to develop more applications.

A more accurate, integrated risk model for pancreatic cancer included not only clinical risk factors, but also blood markers and pancreatic cancer loci from genome-wide association studies.

In Science this week: a single cell division error can spark a mutational cascade that leads to complex cancer, and more.

This new partnership between Harvard's Chan School of Public Health and the Human Vaccines Project seeks to apply AI and genomics to accelerate vaccine development.

Seeing the Tongue-ome

Researchers find through imaging that the tongue microbiome is highly structured, Science reports.

The Cambridge, Massachusetts-based firm also said it tacked on $3 million to its Series B financing round for a total of $30 million.

In PNAS this week: immune responses that affect heart transplant rejection risk, gene variants associated with thiopurine toxicity, and more.

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The Washington Post reports that the CDC's SARS-CoV-2 test issues reflect earlier ones it had with Zika virus testing.

NPR writes that even with thousands of new COVID-19 papers, each should be evaluated based on its own quality.

Researchers traced a gene cluster linked to COVID-19 severity to Neanderthals, the New York Times reports.

In PNAS this week: soil bacteria-derived small molecules affect centrosomal protein, microfluidics approach for capturing circulating tumor cells, and more.