Diagenode

Diagenode said the deal will bolster its suite of epigenomics services and platforms, as well as enhance its epigenetic biomarker discovery efforts.

LGC will supply DNA fragmentation instruments for clinical and agricultural biotechnology customers.

The Belgian company recently received €3.6 million to develop the signature into a clinical test within the next three years.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Becton Dickinson's BD Diagnostics division announced this week the launch of the Total Nucleic Acid suite, a kit of reagents to enable DNA- and RNA-based assay development on the automated BD Max platform.

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved BioFire Diagnostics' FilmArray Blood Culture Identification Panel. BioFire said that the 27-target panel is the most comprehensive blood culture test to be approved by the FDA.

Luminex said this week that it has received clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration for its MagPix instrument and xTAG Gastrointestinal Pathogen Panel, or GPP.

BD Diagnostics, a division of Becton Dickinson, and Belgium's Diagenode this week announced the European launch of Diagenode's influenza A and B assay for use on the BD Max molecular testing system.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Rubicon Genomics will integrate its ThruPlex technology into Diagenode's epigenetics platforms under a partnership announced today.

BGI and Diagenode will collaborate to develop standard methods in sample prep for next-generation sequencing for epigenetics research, the companies said today.

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The New York Times and ProPublica look into the close relationship between a startup and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Yahoo News reports millions of dollars are being transferred from NIH, CDC, and other programs to pay for the housing of detained undocumented immigrant children.

Researchers gave a handful of octopuses MDMA to find that they too act more social on the drug, Gizmodo reports.

In Science this week: in vitro generation of human reproductive cells, and more.