This story originally ran on Oct. 15.

Australian firm Tyrian Diagnostics announced this week that it and Becton Dickinson have ended their collaboration to develop a point-of-care diagnostic for active tuberculosis, as neither firm was able to consistently detect Tyrian's lead protein biomarker in clinical samples at high enough sensitivity and specificity levels.

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A new study in JAMA finds that genetic tests might not be able to determine what diet is right for someone seeking to lose weight.

A genome-wide association study that linked common genetic variants to salivary gland carcinoma risk has been retracted, according to Retraction Watch.

Vampire bats' ability to live off blood is etched in their genomes and gut microbiomes, the Scientist reports.

In Genome Biology this week: peopling of the Sahara, epigenetic reprogramming analysis of liverwort, and more.