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According to the recall, initiated on Jan. 28, a glitch in the software’s data reporting to LIM systems could cause false-negative results from PCR assays running on the instrument.

Genetron will provide clinical trial genomic testing and companion diagnostic development services for InnoCare's biomarker-driven oncology drug development.

The company anticipates launching an in vitro diagnostic version of the 10-gene ThyroidPrint assay in South America and Europe after receiving regulatory clearance by Q2 2021.

Clinical investigators have used Longhorn Vaccines and Diagnostics' qPCR approach in a study to detect M. tuberculosis DNA in the mouths of people at high risk for subclinical TB.

After comparing manual methods with the firm's pcr.ai tool in more than 20,000 cases, they found that the use of AI improved test accuracy and reliability.

In PNAS this week: genomic analysis of the venomous Hispaniolan solenodon, Epstein-Barr virus amplification in replication compartments, and more.

LGC provides customers across multiple markets with reference materials, proficiency testing, oligonucleotides, genomics reagents, and instrumentation.

The Chromium Connect, designed for pharma workflows and other high-volume customers, is one of several products coming out of 10x's R&D pipeline.

The firm's tick-borne pathogens panel was also recently the subject of a clinical study, showing high accuracy in detecting numerous infectious agents. 

The company delivered organic growth across its four business segments and raised its revenue and earnings guidance for the year.

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Kelvin Droegemeier, the director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, is the new acting director of the US National Science Foundation.

Wired reports the University of California, Berkeley's Innovative Genomics Institute has transformed itself into a diagnostic lab to run SARS-CoV-2 tests.

An opinion piece at the Guardian discusses the state of SARS-CoV-2 testing in the UK.

In Nature this week: direct-capture Perturb-seq approach for combinatorial single-cell CRISPR screens, potential uses of genome-editing in breeding crops, and more.