Qiagen last week announced that its second-generation hepatitis C real-time PCR test, the careHCV RT-PCR kit v2, has received approval from the State Food and Drug Administration of China for HCV detection and viral load analysis.

The test is based on Qiagen's sample and molecular assay technologies and manufactured by the company's Shenzhen subsidiary.

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Researchers find that a personalized medicine approach could help people who experience pain while taking statins, New Scientist reports.

US National Science Foundation is continuing its responsible research conduct training policy despite its flaws, ScienceInsider reports.

A CRISPR-themed meeting explored how the tool could and should be used, Wired reports.

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