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The method can be used with isothermal amplification and paper-based readouts to detect infectious disease drug resistance in low-resource areas.

The DNA synthesis company priced shares of common stock at $28 and increased the expected proceeds from its stock offering to $130 million.

The offering of common stock will be the second for Twist this year and the third since the company made its initial public offering in October 2018.

On a conference call to discuss the firm's fiscal Q1 financial results, Twist executives detailed the firm's vision for near- and long-term growth.

A hearing scheduled for Friday, part of a lawsuit filed by Agilent was cancelled, leading to speculation the sides were close to a settlement.

A new blood test might be able to detect the presence of some 50 cancers, according to New Scientist.

Undark looks into how coronavirus-related shutdowns are affecting field researchers.

In PNAS this week: strategies to design DNA oligonucleotide probes for bacteria, Vibrio cholerae evolution in Haiti, and more.

NPR reports that graduate students in the US are helping with SARS-CoV-2 testing.