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In PLoS One this week, an international research team led by investigators at China's Xiamen University present the multicolor combinatorial probe coding strategy, which it says "significantly increased the target volume of real-time PCR detection in one reaction" in its investigations. This MCPC method, the authors write, employs a limited number of fluorophores in different color combinations to label each probe.

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The Oregon state Senate unanimously passed a bill that would make it easier for people convicted of crimes to initiate DNA testing of evidence, according to the Associated Press.

People reports that researchers have uncovered genetic variants that lead people to always feel full.

Florida state senators are to weigh a bill prohibiting life insurance companies from using genetic information in coverage decisions, according to Florida Politics.

In Genome Research this week: metagenomic sequencing assay that detects pathogens in cerebrospinal fluid, single-tube long fragment read approach, and more.