The researchers also found fixed variants in the tortoise genome linked to the immune system, which may help manage the health of the threatened species.
New data from Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, along with other recent research, suggests that surface proteins can be used to isolate cancer-specific exosomes to detect the presence of a tumor.
Researchers showed it could differentiate pancreatic cancer cases from controls with high sensitivity, and believe it could work similarly for other cancers or in infectious disease.
Robert Cook-Deegan and Subhashini Chandrasekharan discuss genetic testing patents in the New England Journal of Medicine.
The funding is part of the NHGRI Genome Technology Program, which promotes new methods, technology, and instruments for sequencing and functional genomics.
Researchers led by MIT's Jim Collins have built upon their paper-based Ebola test and are hoping to find a partner to help scale production and manufacturing of the test.
The customizable, programmable antibody array has the proteins synthesized on it from cDNA and looks at a broader range of HPV subtypes than ever before.
Researchers saw higher-than-anticipated genetic diversity when they sequenced a handful of Plasmodium vivax isolates from a malaria endemic region in Colombia.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A new genetic analysis in Nature suggests marine mammals transported a tuberculosis-causing Mycobacterium species from Europe to the New World prior to t
Arizona State University researchers recently published the details of an emulsion-based droplet qPCR platform believed to be the first ever to enable real-time analysis on a continuous-flow system.
New Mexico is re-doing its proposed science education standards after criticism, the Associated Press reports.
Agbio executives say gene editing will speed up breeding efforts, according to the Wall Street Journal.
La Trobe University's Jenny Graves has won the $250,000 Prime Minister's Prize for Science, the Guardian reports.
In Cell this week: post-treatment changes to melanoma genome, multi-omics analysis of muscle-invasive bladder cancer, and more.