Chembio Diagnostics this week said it has received a three-year $2.9 million Small Business Innovative Research Phase II grant from the National Institutes of Health to further develop its protein-based point-of-care tuberculosis test.

The grant, which began March 1, follows on Phase I work in which the company, in collaboration with the Infectious Disease Research Institute, developed a prototype of the test using its Dual Path Platform chromatographic immunoassay technology.

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A new study finds that a placental protein linked with preeclampsia can be targeted by RNA silencing, according to the New Scientist.

A settlement is expected in a Duke University lawsuit hinging on using falsified data to win grants, Retraction Watch and Science report.

In PNAS this week: approach for analyzing the expression of endogenous retroviruses, circular RNAs that influence host-virus interactions, and more.

A phylogenetic analysis finds that the rare hemimastigotes form their own supra-kingdom, CBC reports.

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