In another sign of the tremulous state of proteomics businesses, Caprion Pharmaceuticals last week announced it will be pulling out of the proteomics space and merging with Ecopia BioSciences to become an oncology and infectious disease firm.
 
The announcement comes eight months after Caprion declared its intentions to go public, which ultimately fizzled in July 2006.
 

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A genome-wide association study highlights a potential role for hair follicles in acne risk, according to New Scientist.

Newsday reports that breast cancer genetic testing guidelines for are out of date and may miss individuals.

In Cell this week: gene editing-based strategy to screen for immune system regulators, ancient plague patterns, and more.

Publication of He Jiankui's work on gene-edited infants would raise ethical concerns for journals, Wired and others report.