University of New South Wales Micronoma, University of New South Wales to Develop Liver Cancer Dx Using $4M Grant University researchers will use the firm's platform to analyze microbiome biomarkers to develop a noninvasive early detection method for hepatocellular carcinoma. Genome Sequencing Data From Thousands of Healthy Elderly People Now Available An Australian team has sequenced some 4,000 healthy individuals over 70 years old for the Medical Genome Reference Bank database. Australian Researchers Develop Magnetic Nanoparticle Tool to Detect MicroRNA Premium The tool uses magnetic, gold-coated electrodes to detect microRNA in blood within a concentration range of 10 attomolar to 1 nanomolar in 30 minutes. Pancreatic Tumor Analysis Leads to Risky Germline Mutations Researchers profiling pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors detected inherited cancer-related mutations in nearly one-fifth of affected individuals. Ancient DNA Analysis Suggests Rapid Warming, Human Activity Drove Large Species to Extinction Scientists found that extinctions of many species during the last glacial period coincided with periods of rapid warming. Jul 22, 2015 SNP Test Aims to ID Patients Who May Spontaneously Clear HCV Premium Dec 24, 2014 SpeeDx Preps to Launch Meningitis MDx Test in 2015, Provides Update on Partners' Plans Premium Aug 8, 2013 Benitec to Develop CDx for NSCLC Therapy as part of Licensing Deal Jul 18, 2012 Researchers Sequencing Ancient Human Remains for Clues About Origins of Southeast Asians, Australians Feb 17, 2010 Sequencing Study Highlights Genetic Diversity in Southern Africa Sep 8, 2009 Team Characterizes Genomic Features Behind Marine Microbe Nutrient Use Breaking News FDA Revises SARS-CoV-2 Test Emergency Use Authorization Requirements to Account for Variants Geisinger Wins $5M NIH Grant to Develop Point-of-Care Genetic Diagnostic Tool Second Genome, Virginia Commonwealth University Partner on NASH Biomarker Discovery LGC Receives CE Mark for AccuPlex SARS-CoV-2, Flu A/B, RSV Reference Material Kit Esophageal Cancer Testing Firm Lucid Diagnostics Files For IPO Twist Bioscience, DeepCDR Collaborate on Antibody Library Design The Scan Booster for At-Risk The New York Times reports that the US Food and Drug Administration has authorized a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine for people over 65 or at increased risk. Preprints OK to Mention Again Nature News reports the Australian Research Council has changed its new policy and now allows preprints to be cited in grant applications. Hundreds of Millions More to Share The US plans to purchase and donate 500 million additional SARS-CoV-2 vaccine doses, according to the Washington Post. Nature Papers Examine Molecular Program Differences Influencing Neural Cells, Population History of Polynesia In Nature this week: changes in molecular program during embryonic development leads to different neural cell types, and more.