According to data presented this week at the European Society of Gynecological Oncology meeting in Milan, Vermillion's OVA1 ovarian cancer diagnostic achieved 98.1 percent sensitivity when used in conjunction with imaging.

Presented by Fred Ueland, associate professor of gynecological oncology at the University of Kentucky's Markey Cancer Center and principal investigator of the multi-center OVA1 clinical trial, the research also showed that OVA1 in combination with imaging demonstrated a negative predictive value of 96.3 percent.

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The New York Times reports that as China invests in science, it also is dealing with research fraud.

In PLOS this week: transcriptome study of a cold-tolerant plant, deep sequencing of clinical influenza A samples, and more.

The Atlantic writes that retrotransposons like BovB have proliferated in a number of genomes.

Researchers have sequenced the genome of a man who lived in China some 40,000 years ago, according to UPI.