Researchers at Harvard and MIT led by Lee Gehrke are developing an easy-to-use diagnostic for infectious diseases, the Harvard Crimson's Jasmine Hakimian reports.
This point-of-care diagnostic aims to pinpoint the viral cause of patients' fevers.
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360Dx reports that the US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services would cover next-generation sequencing-based cancer panel tests.
The Washington Post reports that a meteorologist is being considered as presidential science and technology advisor.
In PNAS this week: precision medicine strategy to screen for disease risk, genome evolution in Haemophilus influenzae, and more.
Researchers have developed a PCR-based assay to gauge whether manatees are present in waters.