NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In Nature Genetics, an international team described its sequencing-based efforts to find and track global strains of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli, or ETEC, t

Pathway Genomics is developing a mobile application that will use IBM's Watson technology to couple individuals' health and genetic information with data from peer-reviewed medical journal articles and clinical trials to provide personalized feedback in response to users' wellness-related queries.

New survival data suggest that patients with del19 mutations should receive Gilotrif as their top option and that researchers should no longer clump different EGFR-mutated subpopulations together in research, lead study investigator Lecia Sequist said.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The US Food and Drug Administration has issued an Emergency Use Authorization for Altona Diagnostics' RealStar Ebolavirus RT-PCR Kit 1.0, a first-line molecular diagnostic test for use only by CLIA high-complexity laboratories.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BG Medicine today reported third quarter revenues of $695,000, down 31 percent from $1 million in the third quarter of 2013.

The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation awarded the grant to Cepheid to develop the test.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Naturally occurring mutations that disrupt NPC1L1 protein function are associated with lower plasma low-density lipoprotein levels and a reduced risk of coronary heart disease, investigators from the Myocardial Infarction Genetics Consortium

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) ― Tracking immunity and virus shedding after oral polio vaccination usually requires culture of poliovirus from stool samples.

RXi Posts Flat Q3 Net Loss

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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – RXi Pharmaceuticals this week reported its third-quarter financial results, posting a net loss essentially flat with last year as expenses held steady.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Roche announced today that it has received US Food and Drug Administration clearance for its cobas Strep A test for detecting group A streptococcus bacterial DNA in throat swab specimens.

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According to MIT Technology Review, Apple is collaborating with researchers to develop apps for consumer DNA testing.

In Cell this week: Leukemia-like disease in soft-shell clams, mNET-seq method for profiling growing transcripts, and more.

While James Watson and Francis Crick are credited for discovering the structure of DNA, Rich proved their theory of a double helix structure was correct when he produced a distinct image of the structure.

Nature News reports that early users of Oxford Nanopore's hand-held MinIon are giddy about the technology and its uses.