US Patent No. 9,284,611

Epigenetic biomarker ZNF545 for diagnosing and prognosis of gastric cancer
Mar 18, 2016

Chinese University of Hong Kong has been awarded US Patent No. 9,284,611, "Epigenetic biomarker ZNF545 for diagnosing and prognosis of gastric cancer."

Though many details have yet to be worked out, the draft deal for the UK's withdrawal from the EU is giving researchers some hints for what they can expect, Nature News says.

DNA testing has solved a 100-year-old mystery contained in the skull and teeth samples of a now-extinct monkey that once inhabited Jamaica, Gizmodo reports.

As the UN ponders a ban on gene drives, one malaria researcher says there are less dramatic ways to fight the disease in Africa than unleashing GM mosquitoes on a whole continent.

In Nature this week: an improved reference genome of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, genomes of four species of truffles, and more.

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