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Called diaPASEF, the method uses the ion trapping function of the timsTOF instrument to enable more efficient sampling of peptide precursor ions.

During its Nanopore Community Meeting, held online this year, the firm announced several product releases, technology improvements, and development projects.

The company, which raised about $1.6 million earlier this year, said it will use the new funding to accelerate development of its 3D sequencing platform.

Originally, the company had said it was planning to offer $250 million worth of shares in the offering, which is expected to close Dec. 7.

Called the COVID Bubble Test, the UK-based service allows the testing of up to 10 people on a single cartridge for £100, or £10 per person.

A Harvard-led team reprogrammed DNA methylation patterns of mice with eye problems to restore their sight, AFP reports.

A man in India is suing the Serum Institute of India, saying that he suffered serious side effects from a vaccine it is testing, but the institute has rejected those claims, the Economic Times reports.

The New York Times reports Moderna is planning a clinical trial of its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in children.

In Nature this week: Readfish tool for targeted nanopore sequencing, genomic diversity of barley and wheat, and more.