NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Genomic Health is using Tecan’s liquid-handling workstations to automate the developmental process for its cancer recurrence assays, Tecan said this week.
Genomic Health markets Oncotype DX, a gene expression assay that predicts the risk of recurrence of cancer and the likelihood of chemotherapy benefit in early-stage breast cancer patients.

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The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

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