NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Pacific Biosciences and Imec, a Belgian nanoelectronics research firm, are collaborating on developing advanced microchips for highly multiplexed single-molecule genetic analysis, the firms said today.

The goal of the multi-year research collaboration is to scale the capacity and throughput of PacBio's single-molecule real-time technology, PacBio President and CEO Michael Hunkapiller said in a statement.

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Robert Redfield is floated as the next director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Washington Post reports.

The New York Times writes that the National Institutes of Health's All of Us Research Program is "ambitious" and that some are concerned it might be overly so.

Representative Lamar Smith's criticism of the National Science Foundation has "changed the nature of the conversation," according to ScienceInsider.

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