Eppendorf said recently that it has launched the Mastercycler Nexus X2 thermal cycler.
London-based web retailer Cool Components said this week that it has begun selling OpenPCR, an ultra-cheap pre-fabricated kit for assembling a personal thermal cycler.
Bio-Rad has introduced the CFX96 Touch Deep Well Real-Time PCR system for large-volume reactions, and CFX Qualification Plates for instrument performance verification.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – IntelligentMDx has received the CE Mark for its herpes simplex virus molecular test.
Illumina this week introduced the Nextera XT DNA sample preparation kit for preparing and sequencing small genomes, PCR amplicons, and plasmids.
Tocris' product offerings will be combined with those of Techne's R&D Systems subsidiary.
The technology, developed at the University of Hull, can perform PCR amplification using heating rates and reagent quantities an order of magnitude faster and smaller than commercial instruments.
The Hill reports President Donald Trump issued an executive directing federal agencies to cut the number of board and advisory committees they have.
The New York Times reports that researchers are combining tools to more quickly develop crops to feed a growing population and cope with shifting climates.
Scientists in Canada are looking to the UK's plan to sequence children with rare conditions for inspiration, the National Post reports.
In PNAS this week: copy number changes arose during polar bear evolution, genomic and transcriptomic analysis of the Siberian hamster, and more.