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The German firm has developed a PCR technology that rapidly regulates temperature with so-called microcyclers diffused in the master mix solution.

Formerly known as Diassess, the Emeryville, California-based startup will use the funding to finance regulatory clearances and early commercialization.

The firm said that the new funds will enable it to build on the continued commercial expansion of its first product, PredictSure IBD, in the coming months.

X Gen US, a California startup led by a veteran sequencing tools developer, says its kits can create single-cell RNA-seq libraries in less than two hours.

The company recently launched Prompt Prostate Genetic Score, a lab-developed test to track a man's genetic predisposition to prostate cancer.

The company's cofounders have developed methods for analyzing genetic material from fetal trophoblast cells isolated from the cervix.

The company — develops tests for the early detection of cancer and other diseases in whole blood — is targeting C$3.7 million in a private placement financing round.

One BioMed was spun out of Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology, and Research to  develop a point-of-care diagnostic platform for infectious disease.

The company develops assays and reagents for tissue-based biomarker research and discovery including its UltiMapper line of multiplexed assays.

The firm is developing a portable, rapid MDx platform for infectious disease testing in clinics, and anticipates launching a first product in 2020.

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The Washington Post reports on researchers' efforts to determine the effect of an increasingly common SARS-CoV-2 mutation.

Florida Politics reports Florida's law barring life, long-term care, and disability insurers from using genetic information in coverage decisions went into effect at the beginning of July.

A new analysis finds a link between popular media coverage of a scientific study and how often that paper is cited.

In Nature this week: CRISPR approaches to editing plant genomes, way to speed up DNA-PAINT, and more.