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ArcticZymes IsoPoITM DNA Polymerase

ArcticZymes, a subsidiary of Biotec Pharmacon, has launched its IsoPoITM DNA polymerase, a novel isothermal polymerase for the development of molecular assays. The polymerase contains distinct properties compared to other enzymes on the market, and is an addition to the company's isothermal polymerase portfolio. The new enzyme has received a patent for the enzyme and plans to develop and commercialize novel variants of IsoPoITM DNA to continue adding to its portfolio, the company said.

The Scan

Should've Been Spotted Sooner

Scientists tell the Guardian that SARS-CoV-2 testing issues at a UK lab should have been noticed earlier.

For Martian Fuel

Researchers have outlined a plan to produce rocket fuel on Mars that uses a combination of sunlight, carbon dioxide, frozen water, cyanobacteria, and engineered E. coli, according to Gizmodo.

To Boost Rapid Testing

The Washington Post writes that new US programs aim to boost the availability of rapid at-home SARS-CoV-2 tests.

PNAS Papers on Strawberry Evolution, Cell Cycle Regulators, False-Positive Triplex Gene Editing

In PNAS this week: strawberry pan-genome, cell cycle-related roles for MDM2 and MDMX, and more.