NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Building on a previous nanopore sensor method for biomarker detection, researchers from Wake Forest University have shown that their nanopore sensing technique can detect epigenetic modifications.

The technique could be used to identify epigenetic modifications that are difficult to detect by other methods, and would have applications in both research to discover new epigenetic modifications as well as in the clinic to identify epigenetic modifications relevant to cancer.

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The New York Times and ProPublica look into the close relationship between a startup and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Yahoo News reports millions of dollars are being transferred from NIH, CDC, and other programs to pay for the housing of detained undocumented immigrant children.

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