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While the company has offered the technique for more than a decade it has recently begun exploring its suitability for larger-scale plasma proteomic studies.

Of the total, $1 billion will be used to expand viral genome sequencing while the remainder will fund genomic epidemiology centers and new bioinformatics infrastructure.

The assay runs on the firm's rapid molecular diagnostics instrument, the PCR One, in approximately 15 minutes.

At ACMG, researchers presented results from an ongoing effort using a growing sample collection to find genetic contributors to severe viral infections in children.

The company was founded last year as a spinoff of PSL's ESPCI Paris to develop a high-throughput single-cell analysis platform.

NPR reports that researchers have developed chimeric embryos as part of work toward growing human organs in animals for organ transplants.

According to the Washington Post, the Biden Administration is set to make changes to federal restrictions on fetal tissue research.

In Science this week: approach to isolated trace DNA from archaic humans from sediments, and more.

Texas Monthly looks into the DNA Zoo being collected by Baylor College of Medicine researchers.