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It seems people just can't get enough NEMS-MS.

For those of you who haven't been keeping up, that's short for nanoelectromechanical systems-based mass spectrometry — a technology using nanoscale resonators for detection of analytes like proteins and protein complexes.

Last week, Caltech scientists published a paper in Nature Nanotechnology detailing a proof-of-concept study in which they used the method to measure single IgM antibodies in real-time.

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Women with breast or ovarian cancer living in medically underserved regions of the US are less likely to get recommended BRCA1 or BRCA2 genetic testing, according to a new study.

Three immunology researchers are to receive this year's Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research, the Albany Times-Union reports.

In Genome Research this week: clonal evolution analysis of acute myeloid leukemia, computational pipeline to examine relationships between bacterial pathogens, and more.

Elephants may have "re-animated" a pseudogene to help stave off cancer, according to the New York Times.