NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Roche said today that the US Food and Drug Administration has granted premarket approval for expanded use of its Cobas EGFR Mutation Test v2 as a companion diagnostic test with AstraZeneca's Tagrisso (osimertinib) for non-small cell lung cancer patients.

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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.