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Study finds no evidence SARS-CoV-2 evolved from pangolin coronavirus

Photo credit: Judy Hurd. A new study undertaken by researchers in the US and China has found no evidence that […]

Why labs are printing the coronavirus genome

The world is struggling to contain the new coronavirus outbreak. But thanks to new genetic material sequencing and synthesis technology, […]

We should be sequencing the genomes of coronavirus patients

I am sure by now we are all hoping to hear something non-coronavirus related. Sorry to disappoint, but Professors from […]

Three workers leave Biogen meeting testing positive for coronavirus

Three people who have attended a Biogen management meeting in Boston have tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus. The meeting […]

Genetic sequencing of novel coronavirus indicates “undetected spread” in the US

Recent analysis of the genetic sequence of the coronavirus has indicated that the infection may have spread further than we realised. 

New diagnostic for Coronavirus receives CE mark

Yesterday, a test developed by Co-diagnostics for the detection of SARS-CoV-2, received CE marking as the virus nears “pandemic” status. CE-IVD marking indicates that the IVD conforms with relevant EU directives regarding the health and safety of the product.

Shareable Science: The genetics of coronavirus

In early December, an outbreak of respiratory illness was reported in Wuhan, China. Scientists quickly determined the sickness was caused by a new virus from the coronavirus family. In an attempt to limit the spread of the virus, China has reacted with transportation lockdowns and public health advisories.

Case study from Northern Italy: How to set up a complete workflow for COVID-19 sample testing

This webinar will place you right into one of the hot-spots of the entire crisis, Northern Italy. It’s the story […]

UK Biobank announces COVID-19 immunity study

Over the weekend, the UK Biobank announced a large-scale long term study to track the spread of SARS-CoV-2 in the […]

Why Death-By-Webinar Will Soon Become a Real Thing (And What to Do About It)

We’re now deep into lockdown, with perhaps some light at the end of the tunnel regarding some sort of return […]