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Researchers from Quanterix have published a study in the Journal of Virological Methods demonstrating use of the company's Simoa single-molecule immunoassay system for detect

Droplet digital PCR is no better than real-time PCR at detecting and quantifying low levels of cell-associated HIV-1 genetic material from samples taken from patients both on and off antiviral therapy, according to newly published study.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institutes of Health has awarded $21 million to support the establishment of the Center for HIV RNA Studies, which is led by researchers at the University of Michigan and includes investigators from 13 other institutions across the US.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The scourge of HIV in sub-Saharan Africa may have created circumstances that helped aid the spread of invasive Salmonella infections in the region, according to a ph

A Cepheid executive today provided investors with an update on the company's molecular diagnostic pipeline, stating that the firm currently has 14 tests in development for its automated GeneXpert platform and that it expects to offer the broadest test menu of any molecular diagno

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – CLC bio has been awarded a $2 million grant from the European Union to develop a software platform to support a multi-partner project using next-generation sequencing to identify infections, the company said today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life Technologies today announced a collaboration with the Southern African Treatment and Resistance Network (SATuRN) covering sequencing-based diagnostics for HIV patients in Africa.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Oxford Gene Technology today announced it has been awarded two grants totaling €3 million ($3.6 million) to provide genomic analysis and commercialization services for two international studies.

Researchers from several institutions have developed a high-resolution melting assay that can provide measurements of HIV diversity that are highly concordant with equivalent sequencing-based measurements at a fraction of the cost.

The National Institutes of Health last month announced that it is seeking research grant applications for projects related to the identification of microRNAs and other non-coding RNAs as biomarkers in the early detection of cancer.

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The Guardian reports that visa costs could prevent scientists and others from coming to the UK.

The Trump Administration is reconsidering its plan to issue an executive order to require federally funded research to be freely available upon publication, Times Higher Education reports.

Nature News says some preprint repositories may close down due to a lack of funds to cover costs.

In Nature this week: framework for analyzing cancer mutational signatures, treatment resistance in small cell lung cancer followed by increased intratumoral heterogeneity, and more.