US Patent No. 8,980,553

Methods and compositions for enriching either target polynucleotides or non-target polynucleotides from a mixture of target and non-target polynucleotides
Apr 16, 2015

New England Biolabs has been awarded US Patent No. 8,980,553, "Methods and compositions for enriching either target polynucleotides or non-target polynucleotides from a mixture of target and non-target polynucleotides."

The Wall Street Journal reports there is uncertainty surrounding whether He Jiankui's embryo editing did what he said it did.

Stat News reports that the pause on procuring fetal tissue for intramural US National Institutes of Health research will soon affect additional labs there.

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