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New Products: SciGene's Hyb-Ice Thermal Profiling System

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SciGene this week launched its Hyb-Ice Thermal Profiling System, which it is claims is a "affordable and flexible alternative" to standard thermal cyclers on the market for temperature profiling.

The new system has a list price of $2,550 and consists of a programmable heating-cooling base and removable block that heat and cool samples from 4 °C to 99 °C. The system accommodates a variety of quick-change blocks to fit nearly any tube or plate, according to SciGene. A non-contact heated lid controls condensation and programs can be stored or run via an onboard USB drive, the company said.

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Comfort of Home

The Guardian reports that AstraZeneca is to run more clinical trials from people's homes with the aim of increasing participant diversity.

Keep Under Control

Genetic technologies are among the tools suggested to manage invasive species and feral animals in Australia, Newsweek says.

Just Make It

The New York Times writes that there is increased interest in applying gene synthesis to even more applications.

Nucleic Acids Research Papers on OncoDB, mBodyMap, Genomicus

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: database to analyze large cancer datasets, human body microbe database, and more.