lateral flow NIH RADx Program Awards $29.3M to Increase SARS-CoV-2 Testing Capacity The contracts are for two lateral flow rapid antigen tests, a laboratory-based test to detect and identify SARS-CoV-2 variants, and a rapid RT-PCR test. Abbott Q4 Diagnostics Revenues up 111 Percent, FY20 Revenues up 9 Percent The firm's molecular diagnostics revenues rose 315 percent due to COVID-19 testing demand. Following Acquisition, UK Firm MyHealthChecked Launches SARS-CoV-2 Consumer Testing Service Premium The PCR test is the first offering from the firm, formerly known as Concepta, since it acquired Manchester-based startup The Genome Store in November. UK to Offer COVID-19 Testing for All Liverpool Residents, Workers in Pilot Program Residents and workers in the city will be tested with PCR, new lateral flow, and LAMP tests as the country faces a wave of new coronaviruses cases and a lockdown. Moving From Reagents Supplier to Test Developer, Meridian Bio Expands Role During COVID-19 Pandemic Premium The firm has a molecular SARS-CoV-2 test in development on its Revogene platform and will be distributing an antigen test. Aug 27, 2020 FDA Issues Emergency Use Authorizations for QDx Pathology, Biocan Diagnostics Coronavirus Tests Breaking News Roche Receives EUA for PCR-Based, Point-of-Care SARS-CoV-2 Test Decode Study Identifies Proteomic Predictors of All-Cause Mortality In Brief This Week: Natera, Bruker, Bayer, and More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Labcorp, Omniseq, Dovetail Genomics, DNA Script, More People in the News: New Appointments at Sema4, Strata Oncology, Bionano Genomics, More Co-Diagnostics Gets CE Mark for Saliva-Based Molecular SARS-CoV-2 Test The Scan Billions for Antivirals The US is putting $3.2 billion toward a program to develop antivirals to treat COVID-19 in its early stages, the Wall Street Journal reports. NFT of the Web Tim Berners-Lee, who developed the World Wide Web, is auctioning its original source code as a non-fungible token, Reuters reports. 23andMe on the Nasdaq 23andMe's shares rose more than 20 percent following its merger with a special purpose acquisition company, as GenomeWeb has reported. Science Papers Present GWAS of Brain Structure, System for Controlled Gene Transfer In Science this week: genome-wide association study ties variants to white matter stricture in the brain, and more.