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Sigma Life Science, a division of Sigma-Aldrich, has released Onyx Quencher, a proprietary quencher designed to improve signal quality in quantitative real-time PCR assays.

Roche this week launched new software updates, including advanced high-resolution melting analysis and qualitative detection modules, for the LightCycler 96 system.

Sigma Life Sciences has introduced Mission synthetic and lentiviral microRNA inhibitors for the long-term suppression of any endogenous human and mouse miRNA.

GE Healthcare has launched its Illustra Ready-To-Go GenomiPhi kits, providing researchers with a pre-dispensed, room temperature stable formulation for whole-genome amplification.

Sigma Life Science, a division of Sigma Aldrich, is attempting to increase its share of the qPCR market by introducing for the first time pre-designed qPCR products to complement the custom product design work that has comprised the core of its business for the past several years

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Sigma Life Science's new cancer cell lines

Cofactor Genomics will provide the sequencing and analysis using next-generation sequencing, while Sigma's Sage Labs will provide the samples and also create a free, public database to host the sequence data.

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Though many details have yet to be worked out, the draft deal for the UK's withdrawal from the EU is giving researchers some hints for what they can expect, Nature News says.

DNA testing has solved a 100-year-old mystery contained in the skull and teeth samples of a now-extinct monkey that once inhabited Jamaica, Gizmodo reports.

As the UN ponders a ban on gene drives, one malaria researcher says there are less dramatic ways to fight the disease in Africa than unleashing GM mosquitoes on a whole continent.

In Nature this week: an improved reference genome of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, genomes of four species of truffles, and more.