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The Boston-based firm is pursuing nanopore technology as a readout for its unique information-encoding format, which could help customers store vast amounts of data.

A computational method, coupled with PCR analysis and RNA-seq, helped researchers pinpoint several drugs that could be repurposed to fight COVID-19.

In Science this week: 29 widespread antiviral gene cassettes uncovered, and more.

In a newly published paper, CHOP researchers described a method for rebuilding patient histories en masse to create gene-specific "footprints" in clinical records.

The grant will allow Weill Cornell to study genetic, social, and clinical factors that might explain why COVID-19 disproportionally affects minorities in the US.

With a new analytical tool, researchers uncovered ancient archaic hominin sequences in the Denisovan genome, along with human introgression into Neanderthals up to 300,000 years ago.

Nvidia customers in the US and the Middle East expect that the newly introduced A100 servers will accelerate research into the novel coronavirus.

The SICILIAN algorithm, which uses statistical modeling to score candidate fusions in single-cell RNA sequencing data, is being used to map splice sites in individual tumor cells.

Despite higher revenues, the bioinformatics company's net loss grew by 38 percent during the quarter due to rising expenses.

Mount Sinai bioinformaticians have quickly pivoted from Lyme disease research to building a reference tool for researchers pursuing COVID therapies. 

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Novavax has begun a phase III trial of its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, according to the New York Times.

Vox reports that the Trump Administration may limit student visas for individuals from some countries to two years.

The governor of New York says the state will conduct its own review of any SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, NPR reports.

This week in Science: Neanderthal Y chromosomes replaced by Homo sapiens Y chromosomes, and more.