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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.

Vivek Murthy is no longer the surgeon general of the US, the Associated Press reports.

People around the globe took to the streets to support science — some with signs.

Parents who learn of their increased genetic risk of disease also contend with telling their children about theirs, the New York Times writes.

In PLOS this week: loci linked to body mass index measurements, long non-coding RNA expression and urothelial carcinoma prognosis, and more.