The National Research Council of Canada of Ottawa has received US Patent No.
OncoHealth, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Institute for Systems Biology, Lawrence Livermore National Security, National Research Council of Canada
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.
Gene drives might run into biological resistance, the Economist reports.
Forensic experts exhumed painter Salvador Dalí's body to collect DNA for a paternity test, CBS News reports.
Yale Environment 360 writes that synthetic and conservation biologists aren't always on the same wavelength, but they are trying to reach an understanding.
In Science this week: full CRISPR locus integration complex structure, and more.