Researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz, have demonstrated an enzyme-driven method for unfolding proteins and moving them through a model α-hemolysin nanopore.

The work, detailed in a paper published this week in Nature Biotechnology, marks an advance toward nanopore-based protein sequencing, providing a proof-of-concept similar to early nanopore-based DNA sequencing work, the authors wrote.

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A federal grand jury has indicted Elizabeth Holmes and Ramesh Balwani for alleged wire fraud in conjunction with their activities at Theranos.

Nature News reports that some developers are nervous about GitHub's acquisition by Microsoft.

A direct-to-consumer genetic testing company sent out used spit kits, CNBC reports.

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