Researchers combined imaging mass spectrometry and genomic data to identify the cell types present in more than 480 breast cancer samples.
The firm said that it has received 288,000 requests for quotations for the test since it was made available for preorder on Feb. 14.
News items for the week of Feb. 10, 2020.
The Economist reports that it is increasingly easier to analyze the metabolites people give off, potentially revealing personal information about them.
A controversial paper on the gender gap in science has been corrected, according to BuzzFeed News.
In Science this week: evidence of interbreeding between the ancestors of West Africans and an unknown archaic human, and more.
The genotyping test is designed to identify cancer patients with a metabolic disorder that can result in toxicity to a common cancer therapeutic.
The Series B round, which includes new and existing investors, follows the Belgian firm's completion of a €7.7 million private placement in 2016.
A large genome-wide association study that included more than 400,000 UK Biobank participants led to 69 new or known loci associated with 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels.
A handful of rapid 2019-nCoV assays are in the works which could help triage patients more effectively and avoid unnecessary quarantines.
The Los Angeles Times reports that only a third of California students meet the state's new science standards.