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The company said the NIH funding will enable it to further validate the saliva-based test and prepare it for commercial launch later this year.

The firm will use the funds to develop its Singulator system, which uses single-use sample cartridges and reagents to rapidly isolate cells and nuclei.

Proposed increases to small business programs touch off fight between business and research groups, ScienceInsider reports.

The partners will augment the multiplexing capabilities of ICE COLD-PCR, which was developed at Dana-Farber and is exclusively licensed to Transgenomic.

The test detects a signature molecular marker upregulated by viable bacteria, and will be useful for pediatric, extrapulmonary, and AIDS-related TB.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Diffinity Genomics has won a pair of grants worth a total of $700,000 from the National Institutes of Health to support the company's ongoing development of new technologies and products for rapid nucleic acid purification using specialized pipette tips.

As part of a plan to inject $50 million into Alzheimer's disease studies announced last month, the National Institutes of Health will fund new research by small businesses that seek to discover disease and drug-related biomarkers.

The US Senate yesterday passed a bill that will expand and extend for another six years the Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer programs.

The US House of Representatives last night voted to reauthorize and expand a program to fund small business research projects for six more years.

The NIH wants to fuel development of new proteomics technologies and glycomics tools through its SBIR/STTR program.

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US tax agency says 23andMe's genetic health test can be claimed as a medical expense for tax purposes, the Wall Street Journal reports.

The Guardian reports that some UK physicians are calling for increased regulation of direct-to-consumer genetic tests.

Two Democratic lawmakers argue at USA Today that independent science is under attack by the Trump Administration.

In PLOS this week: networks of genes co-expressed in depression, role of minichromosome maintenance genes in lung adenocarcinoma, and more.