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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A team led by researchers at Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah University has developed a plasmonic nanostructure-based device capable of detecting single point mutations in peptides at picomolar concentrations.

In a study published today in Science Advances, the researchers demonstrated the device's ability to detect BRCA1 protein mutations linked to breast cancer.

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A man has confessed to the rape and murder of developmental biologist Suzanne Eaton, according to the New York Times.

The Irish Times reports that US lawmakers and law enforcement agencies are concerned about ties between the US and Chinese genomics firms.

Parents of children with spinal muscular atrophy tell the Washington Post they are pushing to get insurance coverage of Novartis's Zolgensma.

In PNAS this week: gene mutations in individuals with syndromic craniosynostosis, putative colorectal cancer drivers, and more.

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