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NEW YORK – Medicare Administrative Contractor CGS Administrators has aligned its coverage for melanoma risk stratification tests in patients with cutaneous melanoma, including Castle Biosciences' DecisionDx-Melanoma test.

The revised local coverage determination goes into effect Dec. 21 and aligns coverage for molecular diagnostic tests used to aid in risk stratification of melanoma patients with Palmetto GBA's previously announced expanded LCD.

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NPR reports that researchers have developed chimeric embryos as part of work toward growing human organs in animals for organ transplants.

According to the Washington Post, the Biden Administration is set to make changes to federal restrictions on fetal tissue research.

In Science this week: approach to isolated trace DNA from archaic humans from sediments, and more.

Texas Monthly looks into the DNA Zoo being collected by Baylor College of Medicine researchers.