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In PNAS this week: study of central nervous system inflammation roots, circulating immune cells in cancer reflect patient response to treatment, and more.

Because of coronavirus-related shutdowns of customer labs, the San Diego-based firm saw decreased revenues in all geographic regions, especially outside the US.

In PNAS this week: gene-edited mouse model of small cell lung cancer, cystic fibrosis carrier-related conditions, and more.

In Genome Research this week: links between biological aging and mutations affecting epigenetic regulators; long-read sequencing-based strategy to map chromatin accessibility; and more.

Speakers during a session on research rigor and reproducibility said that cores could help push researchers to adopt practices that improve reproducibility.

Six microRNAs appeared to be present at enhanced levels in cerebrospinal fluid from symptom-free individuals with characteristic Huntington disease gene expansions.

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine will support community engagement efforts by public libraries across the US and help improve participant access.

The licenses cover IP related to a new CRISPR technology known as Cpf1, advanced forms of Cas9, and additional Cas9-based genome editing technologies.

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Artificial tRNAs may allow cells to read through premature stop codons and treat genetic diseases, New Scientist reports.

Common honeybee viruses were present at low levels in most wild-caught bees from Iowa, but did not produce obvious mortality changes in the non-honeybee species.

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Science reports that a new White House Office of Management and Budget memo rescinds previous ones that helped research institutions deal with pandemic-related closures.

Researchers report on a concerning strain of the H1N1 swine flu virus found among pigs in China, Agence France Presse reports.

The Associated Press reports that US officials are considering allowing pooled COVID-19 testing.

In Genome Research this week: Y chromosome gene expression analysis, de novo mutations rise with paternal age in rhesus macaques, and more.