This story was originally published on Feb. 8.

Rheonix said today that it has received a $500,000 Small Business Innovation Research grant from the National Science Foundation to continue developing its Chemistry and Reagent Device, or CARD, system to detect certain types of water contamination.

The Phase II SBIR is based upon the successful completion of a Phase I and IB project in which Rheonix developed its PCR-based testing system to rapidly detect fecal indicator bacteria in recreational water.

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The Atlantic reports that genetic counselors are coping with an influx of patients seeking advice on their direct-to-consumer genetic test results.

A small study finds differences between three genomic prostate cancer tests, Medscape reports.

In Nature this week: shared genetic architecture for asthma and allergic diseases, and more.

A survey of Canadians finds them to be divided on genetically modified food, the Ottawa Citizen reports.

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