Diagnostics

News and analysis on diagnostic technologies and applications.

The startup is launching an instrument that will process up to 10,000 single cells for DNA sequencing as well as a panel that will target AML genes. 

Konica Minolta paid $800 million up front for Ambry, with Ambry shareholders eligible to receive up to $200 million in future payments.

Researchers from Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine said sequencing has clinical utility and is cost effective.

AmCare Genomics said that it has a large network that would enable it to raise awareness about Genomic Vision's test for facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy. 

A review by Max Planck researcher Matthias Mann and colleagues suggests that improved mass spec performance could enable more effective plasma marker discovery.

Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

In Science this week: combining genomics and ecology to better understand the effects of natural selection on evolution, and more.