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A*STAR's Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) has tapped the BT Group's cloud compute infrastructure to support its existing genome analysis capabilities.

MiRxes, a Singapore-based startup focusing on microRNA research and diagnostics, officially launched earlier this month with a proprietary qPCR platform for identifying microRNA and other small RNA biomarkers.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A study published online today in Nature suggests that the genome of the elephant shark, Callorhinchus milii, is evolving more slowly than that of any

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National University of Singapore and Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology, and Research, or A*STAR, announced today the creation of the S$148 million (US$118 million) Singapore Centre for Nutritional Sciences, Metabolic Diseases, and Human Development (SiNMeD

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Using a new single-cell DNA methylation analysis technique, researchers were able to detect DNA methylation errors in mice, they reported in Science today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Agilent Technologies, a University of Rouen laboratory, and the Bioprocessing Technology Institute in Singapore have signed a memorandum of understanding for the development of tools to analyze biologics and vaccines.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Agency for Science, Technology and Research's Genome Institute of Singapore and Appistry have launched a research collaboration focused on developing a pipeline for analyzing next-generation sequence data more effectively.

Bio-Rad Laboratories has been awarded US Patent No. 8,236,504, "Systems and methods for fluorescence detection with a movable detection module."
Igor Kordunsky, Jeffrey Goldman, and Michael Finney are named as inventors on the patent.

Panasonic of Osaka, Japan, has received US Patent No. 8,231,768, "Biosensor, biosensor chip and biosensor device." The described biosensor includes a working electrode, a counter electrode, and terminals attached to the respective electrodes by wires.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Hitachi Asia and Data Storage Institute today announced an extension of a collaboration to develop a data compression technique in order to manage the ever-growing amount of genomic sequencing data.

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Nature News reports that genomics is being applied to trace and try to prevent additional COVID-19 waves.

Rady's Children Hospital and San Diego County are teaming up to test pediatric patients and their families for COVID-19 to gauge the spread of the virus locally, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Wildlife managers aim to boost the genetic diversity of Mexican gray wolves by placing captive-born foster pups into packs with similarly aged wild pups, the Mercury News reports.

In Science this week: Genetic Probability tool identifies likely diagnoses in 45 percent of inflammatory arthritis cases, and more.