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Increased incidental detection of clonal hematopoiesis and new considerations for mutations in myelodysplastic precursors herald improved precision medicine strategies.

University spinout PercayAI will analyze genomic and clinical data from WUSTL's McDonnell Genome Institute in search of potential coronavirus drug combinations.

The National Institutes of Health also said that it has added four additional healthcare provider organizations to help advance the initiative.

In Science this week: honey bees recognize colony mates by their gut microbiomes, and more.

This year's Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine is awarded to three researchers for their discovery of the hepatitis C virus, Reuters reports.

Fluidigm's Advanta Dx SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR assay is an extraction-free saliva-based test to detect nucleic acid from the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

Blood Marker, Maybe

New studies suggest levels of a blood protein that may reflect whether someone has Alzheimer's disease.

Researchers mapped and characterized rare structural variants in whole-genome sequence data for almost 18,000 individuals for future disease and trait studies.

In Science this week: machine learning algorithm for faster Mendelian disorder diagnoses, gene linked to safe response to nitrogen-containing bisphosphonates, and more.

WUSTL will evaluate BostonGene's software, which integrates data from NGS with immunofluorescence imaging to profile tumors and their microenvironments.

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The Wall Street Journal reports on gaps in COVID-19 testing affecting less affluent urban areas and rural locations.

According to NBC News, new SARS-CoV-2 variants are making it harder for researchers to model the course of the pandemic.

The New York Times reports that experts say President Joe Biden's goal of vaccinating 1 million people a day in the US in the next 100 days is too low a bar.

In Science this week: single-cell lineage tracing technique applied to study lung cancer metastasis, and more.