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3M Molecular Detection Assay 2- Campylobacter

3M Food Safety announced the release of its new 3M Molecular Detection Assay 2-Campylobacter, with 3M Campylobacter Enrichment Broth, which it believes will provide more efficient testing for a pathogen linked to poultry production. According to the firm, the assay only requires five steps and eliminates the need for microaerophilic incubation, supplements, blood, organic solvents, or autoclaving the broth. 3M noted that the assay is able to perform up to 96 tests of multiple types in a hour-long run.

The Scan

Review of Approval Process

Stat News reports the Department for Health and Human Services' Office of the Inspector General is to investigate FDA's approval of Biogen's Alzheimer's disease drug.

Not Quite Right

A new analysis has found hundreds of studies with incorrect nucleotide sequences reported in their methods, according to Nature News.

CRISPR and mRNA Together

Time magazine reports on the use of mRNA to deliver CRISPR machinery.

Nature Papers Present Smartphone Platform for DNA Diagnosis of Malaria, Mouse Lines for Epigenomic Editing

In Nature this week: a low-cost tool to detect infectious diseases like malaria, and more.