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The National Research Council of Canada of Ottawa has received US Patent No.

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The company will focus its development efforts on non-invasive, urine-based, rapid detection systems for diagnosing sexually transmitted infections and other diseases, such as tuberculosis.

The lab at the University of Moncton also will serve the Atlantic Cancer Research Institute and the University of New Brunswick.

Researchers find that historical factors influence which genes are the most highly studied, the Atlantic reports.

The US National Science Foundation's new sexual harassment policy is to go into effect next month, according to Nature News.

Researchers report using genotyping to tie together illegal ivory shipments and trace them back to a handful of cartels, the New York Times reports.

In Nature this week: genomic ancestry analysis of Sardinians, current noncoding mutations in colorectal cancer, and more.