peptidomics Proteomics Researchers Aim to Improve Analyses of Peptide-Level Data Premium The aim is to improve the accuracy of the protein measurements commonly reported as the output of proteomic experiments and uncover obscured biological signals. Transcriptomic, Proteomic Profiles Produced for Stinging Ant Researchers identified a diverse toxin gene superfamily using venom-related tissue transcripts and venom peptides from the giant red bull ant. Q&A: Jonathan Sweedler on the Challenges and Opportunities for Peptidomics Premium By Adam Bonislawski Peptidomics Firm PXBioVision Hopes to Succeed Where it Failed in a Former Life as Digilab BioVision Premium The German company Digilab BioVision was declared insolvent in late 2008, but seven former employees have resurrected the company as PXBioVision, hoping to take it and peptidomics to new levels. Breaking News Children With Autism May Have Underdeveloped Gut Microbiomes, Metagenomic Analysis Finds Kiromic BioPharma Acquires InSilico Solutions Bio-Rad Laboratories, 10x Genomics Settle IP Lawsuits, Sign Global Cross-Licensing Agreement Scope Fluidics Obtains CE Mark for PCR-Based SARS-CoV-2 Panel MeMed COVID-19 Prognostic Test Receives CE Mark ERS Genomics Licenses CRISPR IP to Japan SLC The Scan Dropped Charges The US Justice Department has dropped visa fraud charges against five Chinese researchers, according to the Wall Street Journal. More Kids The Associated Press says Moderna is expanding its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine study to included additional children and may include even younger children. PNAS Papers on Rat Clues to Human Migration, Thyroid Cancer, PolyG-DS In PNAS this week: ancient rat genome analysis gives hints to human migrations, WDR77 gene mutations in thyroid cancer, and more. Purnell Choppin Dies Purnell Choppin, a virologist who led the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has died at 91, according to the Washington Post.