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The device can process high-volume sputum samples for PCR-based Mycobacterium tuberculosis detection at smear-negative, culture-positive levels.

The project has signed up about 170,000 participants so far, of whom 100,000 are fully enrolled, and plans to enhance recruitment through pop-up clinics.

The subtypes — which were distinguished from one another using proteomic data — were associated with proliferation, immune response, metabolism, and invasion.

Unveiled in September, the HuBMAP program is an open, global framework supporting efforts to build a map of cells within the adult human body.

The New York Times highlights the Undiagnosed Disease Network.

New Mice for the Job

Researchers have developed a new Alzheimer's disease mouse model with greater genetic diversity.

Sink-Scrubbing Time

A sequencing-based analysis of sphingomonas infections at the National Institute of Health's Clinical Center traced them to patient sinks, Stat News reports.

New drugs, tests, and policies suggest steady and continued future growth in the space, though public awareness of personalized medicine continues to lag.

No Other Way

A workshop concludes that for some studies there is no good alternative to using human fetal tissue, ScienceInsider reports.

A partial US government shutdown would affect scientific research, Nature News says.

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Nearly 30,000 COVID-19 tests the UK sent to the US came back as void, according to the Telegraph.

Black principal investigators receive less favorable application scores when seeking US National Institutes of Health grants, the Chronicle of Higher Education reports.

New Scientist reports that both RNA and DNA may have been involved in the emergence of life on Earth.

In Nature this week: new Sperm-seq method enables crossover analysis, tumor-informed detection approach for minimal residual disease, and more.