protein-based bioassay Bio-Techne, Carterra Partner on COVID-19 Variant Analysis The firms are developing a high-throughput, scalable assay for the screening and characterization of SARS-CoV-2 spike and receptor-binding domain variants. Bio-Techne, 908 Devices Partner on Protein Characterization The firms said that pairing Bio-Techne's Maurice icIEF protein separation instrument with 908 Devices' ZipChip platform enables a workflow that increases scientists' drug development efficiency. NanoString Technologies Reveals New High-Resolution Spatial Omics Platform Due 2022 Premium The spatial molecular imager will be NanoString's next play in a growing market that it says is worth more than $12 billion, including diagnostic applications. Diagnostic Startup Isoformix Aims to Streamline Clinical Protein Assays Premium Founded last year, the company plans to develop mass spec-based tests to protein isoforms using a workflow that eliminates both LC and protein digestion. Amarantus Reacquires Neurology Diagnostic Assets from Avant Amarantus has reacquired LymPro Test, MSPrecise, and NuroPro and said that it plans to assign the assets to a new subsidiary. Apr 5, 2012 GenMark, Advanced Liquid Logic to Collaborate on IVD Platform Dec 7, 2011 OncoHealth Takes on HPV Testing Market with Protein-Based Assay Jul 28, 2010 Mediomics Lands $460K STTR Grant Breaking News UBS Initiates Coverage of 10X Genomics, PacBio, Akoya Biosciences, NanoString Technologies Circadian Gene Expression Variation Across Tissue Types May Offer Aging, Disease Clues Siemens Healthineers Q1 Dx Revenues Fall 21 Percent; Firm Strikes Lab Analyzer Deal With Unilabs Becton Dickinson Fiscal Q1 Revenues Down 3 Percent; Firm Raises FY23 Guidance NanoString Technologies, Weill Cornell Medicine Collaborate on Spatial Atlas of Human Tissues The Scan White-Tailed Deer Harbor SARS-CoV-2 Variants No Longer Infecting Humans, Study Finds A new study in PNAS has found that white-tailed deer could act as a reservoir of SARS-CoV-2 variants no longer found among humans. Study Points to Benefits of Local Consolidative Therapy, Targeted Treatments in Cancer Care In JCO Precision Oncology, researchers report that local consolidative therapy combined with molecularly targeted treatments could improve survival for some lung cancer patients. Genetic Variants That Lower LDL Cholesterol Linked to Reduced Heart Disease Risk Rare variants in two genes that lower LDL cholesterol are also associated with a decreased risk of coronary heart disease, according to a new JAMA Cardiology study. Study Links Evolution of Longevity, Social Organization in Mammals With the help of comparative phylogenetics and transcriptomics, researchers in Nature Communications see ties between lifespan and social organization in mammals.