Research & Discovery The latest research news in genetics and genomics. CellCarta Acquires Reveal Biosciences Montreal-based CellCarta will use the acquisition to broaden its offering in artificial intelligence-enabled multi-omic data analysis services and applications. Heligenics, Jackson Lab Partner to Study Breast Cancer Gene Variants Heligenics will apply its GigaAssay, a massively parallelized platform for assaying molecular functions of single cells in culture, to ERBB2 variants. Ancient Oral Microbiomes Reveal Similarities Between Neanderthals, Modern Humans The researchers found a Homo-specific acquisition of starch digestion capability in oral streptococci, suggesting microbes co-adapted with the host's diet. Sciex, Waters Partner to Provide Interoperable LC-MS Systems The vendors inked an agreement under which Sciex will offer mass spec instruments that are fully configured and interoperable with Waters UPLC instruments. JP Morgan, Canaccord Genuity Initiate Coverage of Akoya Biosciences With Overweight, Buy Ratings Both firms highlighted the spatial omics company's capabilities in oncology and immuno-oncology and noted its attractive valuation relative to peers. May 10, 2021 Seer Q1 Revenues Fall on Decline in Grant Revenue May 10, 2021 Severe COVID-19 Patients Show Antiviral Immunity Defects in Single-Cell Analysis May 10, 2021 Long-Read Sequencing Characterizes Structural Variants in Icelandic Population May 7, 2021 Proteona Driving Adoption of Immune Profiling Platform for CAR-T, Multiple Myeloma Research Premium May 7, 2021 BioMérieux Receives CE Mark for Vitek Clinical Microbiology Mass Spec System May 7, 2021 Breast Cancer Immunotherapy Response Markers Emerge From Single-Cell Sequencing Study May 7, 2021 Fetal Hemoglobin Gene Regulation Study Points to Potential Therapeutic Targets May 6, 2021 Fluidigm Q1 Revenues Grow 19 Percent May 6, 2021 Parkinson's Disease Progression Linked to Five Variants in Genome-Wide Survival Study May 5, 2021 Quanterix Q1 Revenues up 73 Percent May 5, 2021 Maternal Blood Proteomic, Metabolomic Changes Could Predict Onset of Labor May 5, 2021 Bonobo Genome Assembly Provides Clues to Primate Evolution May 5, 2021 Bruker Posts 31 Percent Jump in Q1 Revenues May 5, 2021 Waters Posts 31 Percent Increase in Q1 Revenues May 4, 2021 Bio-Techne, 908 Devices Partner on Protein Characterization May 3, 2021 Labcorp to Acquire Myriad Genetics' Vectra Rheumatoid Arthritis Test for $150M May 2, 2021 Freenome Eyes New Dx Possibilities for Core Technology as CRC Detection Trial Progresses Premium Apr 30, 2021 GWAS-Methylation Integration Could Help Identify Drug Repurposing Candidates for MS Premium Apr 29, 2021 Plasma Proteomics Prioritizes Throughput but Depth Could Prove a Limitation Premium Apr 29, 2021 New CRISPR Guide RNA Screen Helps Define Genetics of Spinal Cord Regeneration in Zebrafish Load More Breaking News ERS Genomics Licenses CRISPR Patents to GenScript Biotech CellCarta Acquires Reveal Biosciences Talis Biomedical Q1 Revenues Spike on Grant Funding Prenatal Testing Startup Juno Diagnostics Closes $25M Series A Financing Round Interpace Biosciences Q1 Revenues Up 8 Percent Heligenics, Jackson Lab Partner to Study Breast Cancer Gene Variants The Scan And For Adolescents The US Food and Drug Administration has authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine for children between the ages of 12 and 15 years old. Also of Concern to WHO The Wall Street Journal reports that the World Health Organization has classified the SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.617 as a "variant of concern." Test for Them All The New York Times reports on the development of combined tests for SARS-CoV-2 and other viruses like influenza. PNAS Papers on Oral Microbiome Evolution, Snake Toxins, Transcription Factor Binding In PNAS this week: evolution of oral microbiomes among hominids, comparative genomic analysis of snake toxins, and more.