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Qiagen Automated High-Throughput Solutions

Qiagen has launched automated high-throughput solutions, developed in partnership with Hamilton Robotics. The new automated technology enables labs to streamline their workflows to receive DNA samples from police, process them rapidly for analysis, and upload the digitized information to various databases. It serves a growing need for more efficient DNA fingerprinting of samples for human identity databases, the company said.

The Scan

UK Funds to Stay Ahead of Variants

The UK has announced a further £29.3 million to stay on top of SARS-CoV-2 variants, the Guardian reports.

Push for Access

In a letter, researchers in India seek easier access to COVID-19 data, Science reports.

Not as Cold

Late-stage trial results are expected soon for an RNA-based vaccine that could help meet global demand as it does not require very cold storage, the New York Times writes.

Genome Research Papers on Microbes' Effects on Host Transfer RNA, Honeybee Evolution, Single-Cell Histones

In Genome Research this week: influence of microbes on transfer RNA patterns, evolutionary relationships of honeybees, and more.