Late Pleistocene woolly mammoths.

Researchers sequenced a 44,800-year-old Siberian woolly mammoth genome and a Wrangel Island mammoth that lived 4,300 year ago, close to the time of extinction.

Though the edit was made in non-viable zygotes, the study wades into human germline engineering, a topic of great consternation for the CRISPR/Cas9 research community.

The algorithm may be able to rationally determine the three-drug strategy with the best chance of overcoming resistance and improving survival in advanced lung cancer patients.

Sequencing on samples from individuals in a previously uncontacted Venezuelan tribe pointed to extraordinarily diverse gut and skin microbiomes.

A new genome-wide association study used imputation to test millions of variants in basal cell carcinoma cases and controls from Iceland.

Acquisition of the contract research organization, since closing on Feb. 19, contributed $267.2 million to LabCorp's revenues, driving 18.7 percent growth year over year.

Developed for use with Bruker's IVD MALDI Biotyper, the kit is intended to simplify and speed identification of microorganisms in the blood cultures of septic patients. 

Acquisition of the contract research organization, since closing on Feb. 19, contributed $267.2 million to LabCorp's revenues, driving 18.7 percent growth year over year.

In Science this week: mtDNA analysis give glimpse into decline of Neanderthals in Europe, and more.

The University of Arizona's Raina Maier writes that an understanding of the Earth's microbiome is needed.

The proposed Canadian budget emphasizes partnerships with industry, Nature News reports.

An Australian study of personalized medicine has run into problems as it recruits patients.

May
28
Sponsored by
PerkinElmer

This online seminar will demonstrate how RNA-seq analysis in a model organism can provide insights into human disease. 

Grace Bio-Labs has developed the ArrayCAM Microarray System, a complete protein microarray analytical solution comprised of high protein- binding porous nitrocellulose (PNC), multi-color quantum nanocrystal detection labels, rapid image acquisition instrumentation including automated software analysis to overcome typical challenges associated with the precise study of cell signaling pathways such as sensitivity for detection of low abundance proteins and consistent data normalization.

Apr
29
Sponsored by
Covance

This online seminar will review case studies demonstrating the clinical utility of CTCs and cfDNA to define and characterize a variety of dynamic genomic changes throughout the course of cancer detection and treatment.