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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

Just Breathing

A new analysis suggests that most Mycobacterium tuberculosis is spread by aerosols from breathing, rather than by coughing, the New York Times reports.

Just Like This One

NPR reports that the World Health Organization has hired a South African biotech company to recreate mRNA vaccine for SARS-CoV-2 that is similar to the one developed by Moderna.

Slow Start

The Wall Street Journal reports that Biogen's Alzheimer's disease treatment had revenues for July through September that totaled $300,000.

Genome Research Papers on Cancer Chromatin, Splicing in the Thymus, Circular RNAs in Cancer

In Genome Research this week: analysis of bivalent chromatin sites, RBFOX splicing factors' role in thymic epithelial cells, and more.