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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute plans to provide $5 million over the next two years to fund research projects aimed at developing better and cheaper methods for screening genetic variants that play roles in diseases.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BioSeek today said that the US Environmental Protection Agency has extended the firm's contract to participate in the ToxCast screening program.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Medicyte and Reinnervate today announced a collaboration to combine their technologies, bringing a next generation of cell-based assays to the biopharma and academic research markets.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Affymetrix announced after the close of the market Monday that it has completed the $315 million acquisition of eBioscience.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Horizon Discovery and biopharmaceutical firm H3 Biomedicine today announced a collaboration to identify and validate a panel of novel cancer drug targets.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Corning today announced an agreement to purchase the majority of Becton Dickinson's Discovery Labware unit for $730 million in cash.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Thermo Fisher Scientific today said that it will exclusively distribute BellBrook Labs' iuvo Microconduit Array products.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Japanese firm Acobio has signed an exclusive agreement to distribute SAW Instruments' sam range of acoustic biosensors in Japan.

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Los Angeles brought and settled a civil enforcement action against the makers of an at-home test for SARS-CoV-2, NPR reports. 

The Guardian reports that Cancer Research UK is cutting its research funding by £44 million.

Technology Review examines factors affecting SARS-CoV-2 testing turnaround times.

In PNAS this week: mapping of ancient human migrations in Europe, recurrent gene fusion in breast cancer, and more.