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The test can detect the presence of the Zika virus, which is an earlier warning of infection than indicated by anti-Zika antibodies. 

The deal gives Siemens Healthineers access to Neo New Oncology's next-generation sequencing-based assays and technology for tissue and biofluid specimens.

The companies will work together to pursue US Food and Drug Administration clearance for a workflow combining Siemens' sample prep module and Thermo's qPCR instrument.

The scientific products giants are exhibiting their combined workflow next week at the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease.

The firm also plans to launch its Versant MDx System sample prep module in the US next month for use with the test.

Agilent will pay Enzo $9 million to settle the suit, which involved a US patent issued to Enzo and describing non-porous solid supports for nucleic acids.

As part of a settlement deal, Siemens will pay Enzo an upfront fee of $9.5 million and potentially up to $5 million in licensing royalties.

Johns Hopkins University has been awarded

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – With the launch last year of two US Food and Drug Administration-cleared mass spec microbiology platforms, microbe identification has emerged as one of clinical proteomics' most prominent success stories.

Title: Biochip
Patent Number: 8,753,874
Filed: Dec. 15, 2003
Lead Inventor: Walter Gumbrecht, Siemens

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An analysis of UK Biobank data finds hemochromatosis to be more prevalent than thought, according to the BBC.

An analysis finds that female biomedical researchers receive fewer prizes than male ones, and when they do win prizes, they are less prestigious.

In Nature this week: improved genomic analysis using a graph genome reference, tumor mutational burden could predict clinical response to immune checkpoint inhibitors, and more.

Federal researchers tell the Los Angeles Times that the shutdown is causing missed research opportunities as they try to keep their experiments going.