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Top Stories for Week of August 3, 2020

SARS CoV-2 showing no signs of backing off in US, while Fauci, GOP lawmakers quarrel at hearing. Florida, one of the US coronavirus hotspots, reported another record increase in COVID-19… Read more »

Gut-check alert: Don’t take your microbiome for granted. Seriously! And some gut-wrenching stock picks.

The News: Last month it was quietly reported that scientists working on the gut microbiome have discovered and isolated more than 100 completely new species of bacteria from healthy people’s… Read more »

Investor Alert: Qiagen grabs Spanish biotech STAT-Dx in quest for new and better diagnostic tests. My personal take.

The News: Molecular diagnostics company Qiagen NV (Hilden DEU) has agreed to acquire biotech STAT-Dx SL (Barcelona) for up to €153 million–over 3 times the total funding the Spanish company has raised… Read more »

Liquid biopsy for cancer detection catching on fast. You choose: simple blood test, or invasive solid tissue sample?

The News: Until recently, cancer detection depended on invasive solid tissue sampling that didn’t provide a complete picture. Now, a budding cluster biotechs is making it easier to detect cancer… Read more »