Clinical & Translational

The tests are based on the company's ICE COLD PCR technology, which preferentially enriches mutant DNA sequences in an excess of wild-type DNA.

The Munich-based firm will use the funds to bring its Pharos400 laser-based PCR molecular diagnostic platform to market.

The regulatory activity for the diagnostic platform follows ISO 13485:2003 certification in March. The firm is also planning a 510(k) submission to the FDA.

A new study has found that an antigen-based rapid diagnostic test for Ebola could be more reliable under certain circumstances than a recently approved RT-PCR assay for the virus.

It said the Hong Kong lab is the first in China to receive CAP accreditation.

A company says it can generate likenesses of people based on their genetic profiles.

IBM's Watson is learning how to treat leukemia as a fellow at the MD Anderson Cancer Center, according to the Washington Post.

In Cell this week: dynamics of protein profusion and localization, melanoma classification schemes, and more.

In PNAS this week: ancestry and admixture in Brazilians, characterization of novel double-stranded RNA mycovirus, and more.