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The Alameda, California-based firm is embarking on an internal validation study for its lung cancer liquid biopsy and is seeking to build a CLIA-certified lab.

The instruments will be housed at the new Metabolomics Technology Demonstration Centre and will help firms translate biomarkers into clinical tests.

The UK Biobank will use Trinean's technology to quantify molecules during the DNA extraction stage of a large genotyping project.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institutes of Health expects to award $43 million in 2014 to help research centers buy new or upgrade existing instruments for use in genomics, mass spectrometry, imaging, microscopy, and a range of other biomedical research areas.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The New York Genome Center launched its "Innovation Center" today, which will provide its founding members with access to new sequencing technologies.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – RainDance Technologies today said that it has completed a collaboration with MLL Munich Leukemia Laboratory on the development of a panel for use in the sequence-based analysis of acute myeloid leukemia and myelodysplastic syndromes.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Toronto has launched a new Centre for Genetic Medicine and plans to install four of Life Technologies' Ion Proton machines.

Agilent will equip the National University of Singapore Environmental Research Institute with instruments for chemical and bioanalysis and electronic measurements that it will use to study water, air, soil, food, and biospecimens.

The deals announced today are with the Institute of Medical Microbiology, Francisco Soria Melguizo, and Viollier.

Spending on life science tools rose 13 percent in the fourth quarter of 2010, suggesting that the "effects of the continuing resolution on NIH budgets have not dampened the underlying demand for tools in the US academic sector."

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A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.

Researchers have uncovered signals of selection that may enable the Bajau people to free five hundreds of feet deep, Reuters reports.

In Science this week: paternally inherited cis-regulatory structural variants in autism, and more.

A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.