By Adam Bonislawski

Vista, Calif.-based glycobiology firm Sialix is developing diagnostics for breast, colon, and prostate cancers using auto-antibodies to the non-human sialic acid Neu5Gc as protein biomarkers.

The company, which has licensed intellectual property related to use of the auto-antibodies from the University of California, San Diego, is in the second year of a two-year, $800,000 Phase II Small Business Innovation Research contract supporting the development of the tests.

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US News & World Report writes that genetic testing of lung tumors can help identify treatments for patients.

A team of researchers plans to sample Loch Ness for environmental DNA, according to Newsweek.

The New York Times writes about the appearance of mosaicism in healthy people.

In PNAS this week: insecticide resistance patterns Anopheles gambiae mosquito, transcriptome patterns in Pseudomonas aeruginosa during infection, and more.

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