Tekmira Pharmaceuticals this week announced that it has received a fast track designation for its phase I Ebola virus drug TKM-Ebola from the US Food and Drug Administration.

The designation is designed to facilitate the development and expedite the review of drugs to treat serious conditions and fill an unmet medical need, according to the FDA. The developers of eligible drugs may receive, among other things, more frequent meetings and correspondence with agency officials.

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US News & World Report writes that genetic testing of lung tumors can help identify treatments for patients.

A team of researchers plans to sample Loch Ness for environmental DNA, according to Newsweek.

The New York Times writes about the appearance of mosaicism in healthy people.

In PNAS this week: insecticide resistance patterns Anopheles gambiae mosquito, transcriptome patterns in Pseudomonas aeruginosa during infection, and more.

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