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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.

Rare gene mutations are guiding the search for drugs to manage chronic pain without opioids, according to CNBC.

The new Francis Crick Institute building can get too noisy for some researchers to concentrate, according to the Guardian.

CBS News reports that there are still many vacancies at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, but that it's uncertain whether they will be filled.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: pipeline to analyze and visualize bacterial genomes, database of global set of human genomes, and more.