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April 15, Vol. 34, No. 8

  • Columns

    • China Bans Genetic Testing
    • Alex Philippidis
    • For nearly a half-century, interrupted only by the Cultural Revolution, China promoted the growth of genetic testing to prevent and address birth defects through state-run hospitals, as well as charities and increasingly in recent years, private enterprises... more »
    • Spotty Progress on Single-Use Standards
    • Intellectual property issues and lifecycle-level business decisions seriously limit inter-vendor interoperability for single-use bioprocessing equipment Nevertheless, standards are evolving through the collaboration between vendor and end-user working groups Within a few years we can expect consensus on issues related to ... more »