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An editorial appearing at The Scientist bemoans the high numbers of mitochondrial genome papers and suggests a different path for mitochondrial genome research.

In PLOS this week: ancient steppe bison mitochondrial genome, proteomic study of Sauvignon Blanc grapes, and more.

Researchers isolate DNA from a 170,000-year-old Neanderthal skeleton.

QDx will develop, market, and process the QPredict Prostate Mitomic Test, which will be based on Mitomics' flagship mitochondrial DNA-based prostate cancer diagnostic.

A new grant program aims to fund research that will study mitochondrial genomes for their potential uses in diagnosing, identifying, and monitoring cancer.

The institute seeks to fund researchers who will study biomarkers that could detect mitochondrial dysfunction and its links to environmental stressors and exposures.

Mitomics, formerly called Genesis Genomics, is set to launch its first mitochondrial genomics-based test, for prostate cancer as it moves from an R&D shop to a commercial entity.

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A study of families explores how children transmit SARS-CoV-2, according to the Associated Press.

US Agricultural Research Service scientists have sequenced the genome of the Asian giant hornet.

According to the Economist, pooled testing for COVID-19 could help alleviate strains on testing labs.

In Science this week: MIT researchers outline approach dubbed translatable components regression to predict treatment response among IBD patients.