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.
An opinion piece in the New York Times urges lawmakers to keep genetic protections in place.
Research funding in Canada is to remain mostly the same, ScienceInsider reports.
In Science this week: random DNA replication errors play role in cancer, and more.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation embarks on an open-access publishing path.