This story originally ran on June 24.

By Adam Bonislawski

South Africa's Centre for Proteomic and Genomic Research is developing high-density arrays of synthetic peptides in an effort to identify influenza antibodies that could serve as a biomarker panel for vaccine development.

In a project announced last week, CPGR is collaborating with scientists from the University of British Columbia to build a biomarker signature that could be used in the development of seasonal influenza vaccines.

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Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

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With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.

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