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The firm will use the funding to develop and validate an expanded version of its somatic cancer hotspot and monitoring assays.

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.

The New York Times and ProPublica say that many physicians fail to disclose their financial ties when publishing in medical journals.

The Wall Street Journal reports Human Longevity's valuation has dropped by 80 percent.

Science reports that the US National Cancer Institute is cutting its operating budget by 5 percent.

In PLOS this week: similar variants seen in bullbogs, people with Robinow syndrome; ApoE genotypes in African-American, Puerto Rican populations; and more.