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The Financial Times reports gene-edited crops and livestock may soon be allowed in the UK.
Researchers are hoping to make the technology a success for the environment and human health while avoiding the biases that resulted from the debate over GMOs.
Under the deal, the companies will offer NRGene software for SNP set creation with AgriPlex's genotyping platform and data analysis software.
The research network said in a statement that precision breeding techniques are needed to achieve the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.
Tropic Bio will use its GEiGS (Gene Editing induced Gene Silencing) platform to develop desirable agricultural traits in BASF's strategic crop varieties.
The UK's Biosearch Technologies will distribute Arbor Biosciences' myBaits custom, targeted NGS panels to agricultural and seed breeding companies.
Illumina said the NextSeq 2000 and NextSeq 1000 reduce run costs by up to 50 percent, compared to the NextSeq 550 model, while increasing the data output.
Genentech will use Adaptive's ClonoSeq assay for MRD testing in a CLL study. Adaptive will receive upfront and sample testing payments of undisclosed amounts.
Researchers have made gene-edited tomatoes that grow in bunches like grapes, as Popular Mechanics reports.
Last week's SynBioBeta conference was indicative of the high degree of interest in the synthetic bio space from omics research tool vendors.
The Wall Street Journal reports on gaps in COVID-19 testing affecting less affluent urban areas and rural locations.
According to NBC News, new SARS-CoV-2 variants are making it harder for researchers to model the course of the pandemic.
The New York Times reports that experts say President Joe Biden's goal of vaccinating 1 million people a day in the US in the next 100 days is too low a bar.
In Science this week: single-cell lineage tracing technique applied to study lung cancer metastasis, and more.