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Researchers designed a PCR-based test for pyrethroid resistance based on a cytochrome P450 allele that is common in Anopheles funestus mosquitoes from Malawi.

Researchers reported finding oncohistone mutations within nearly 4 percent of tumors and said they could alter the structure and function of chromatin.

With RNA sequencing and other data, researchers gauged neoantigen formation, immunoediting, and clonal evolution in non-small cell lung cancers.

The company is planning a 2020 commercial launch of PNNL's SLIM IMS tech, which could significantly improve the sensitivity and throughput of mass spec assays.

With ancient mitochondrial sequences from all seven Canary Islands, researchers identified at least two early migrations involving shifting populations from North Africa.

The St. Louis-based firm will offer a sequencing service to help researchers separate target signals from errors made during next-generation sequencing. 

In a study involving 250 military veterans, researchers have reported identifying and testing gene expression biomarkers whose levels rise with human stress.

The SciLifeLab spinout uses barcoded probes, in situ rolling circle amplification, and sequencing by ligation to measure expression of a panel of genes.

The Genomics4RD platform is focused on data harmonization from research collaborations across Canada, but its developers are eyeing a future in the clinical market.

In addition, a German court found in December that German NIPT company Cenata infringes Streck's patent.

The firm's EpiSwitch test for blood-based diagnosis of prostate cancer will be evaluated as part of the ongoing PROSTAGRAM trial.

The companies will initially work on a shotgun metagenomic sequencing-based service for microbiome research that will be offered internationally.

Early-access users of the Flongle said the small, inexpensive flow cells allow them to develop new methods quickly and to check the quality of clones and libraries.

The agriculture company said it will use the technology it has licensed for new applications in crop editing and for research to bring new foods to market.

The partners inked a licensing deal to market and distribute TGen's DeepChek-TB as a compact, portable, and affordable diagnostic model for physician use.

The deal will enable the Australian firm to distribute its diagnostic tests in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, and Oman.

The company shared details of its methods and results of some internal experiments but has been met with skepticism by members of the research community.

The program's participant center at the Scripps Research Translational Institute is planning to test different modules for returning results.

An epigenome-wide association study in women with opioid dependence led to hypomethylated sites in three genes involved in various cellular processes.

UBS granted Agilent a Buy rating and a $92 price target; Fluidigm a Neutral rating and a $14 price target; and Qiagen a Neutral rating with a $42 price target.

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Two researchers are calling for education for scientists on defending facts.

Researchers were among those who marched in London this weekend to call for another vote on Brexit.

Duke has agreed to pay $112.5 million to settle a lawsuit regarding its handling of data falsified by biologist Erin Potts-Kant. 

In PLOS this week: genetic factors influencing inorganic arsenic metabolism and toxicity, a germline variant in the cell adhesion molecule-coding gene DSCAM, and more.