NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Health Canada has approved Hologic's Aptima HPV assay for use on the Panther system, the company said on Thursday.

The test is performed with Hologic's ThinPrep liquid cytology specimen and can be used before or after it has been processed for cytology testing on the ThinPrep 2000 system. The mRNA-based assay is a nucleic acid amplified test for detecting 14 high-risk strains of human papillomavirus associated with cervical cancer and precancerous lesions.

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York University researchers find genomic evidence of inbreeding in the yellow-banded bumblebee, according to Reuters.

In its survey of US adults, the Pew Research Center finds that views on the genetic engineering of animals depend on why it's done.

The Scientist reports agricultural researchers are working on a gene-stacking tool.

In Nature this week: statistical method for overcoming case-control imbalance issues, and more.

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