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The company is also working on a diagnostic COVID-19 test, called LamPore, that will run on its MinIon and GridIon nanopore sequencing platforms

Independent research teams have tackled the genetic history of the Levant, Anatolia, and other parts of the Near East to retrace population movement and mixing since the Bronze Age.

The findings suggested recovered patients could still be viral carriers and might benefit from further monitoring after their release from the hospital.

Including the new round, the maker of software to support precision oncology care and drug discovery has landed nearly $100 million in equity investments to date. 

AMELIE demonstrated greater accuracy and speed than previous methods in suggesting relevant genetic variants for diagnosing monogenic disorders.

The first reported coronavirus cases in Europe and the US might not be related to the subsequent outbreaks in those areas, according to the New York Times.

According to NPR, there's a growing shortage of machines to run SARS-CoV-2 tests.

The Wall Street Journal and Kaiser Health News report that antibody testing for SARS-CoV-2 has led to further confusion.

In Nature this week: the largest known collection of human genetic variants, and more.