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Given the high yield of miRNA markers they were able to isolate, the researchers believe the approach could be commercialized for routine cancer testing.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Nine teams of Canadian and Japanese scientists will use C$21.8 (US $20.8 million) in new funding to study how gene expression caused by environmental factors can impact human health.

Affymetrix has received US Patent No. 8,372,576, "Miniaturized microparticles." The patent claims a method for forming encoded microparticles.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Microfluidics firm Dolomite today said it has licensed microdroplet generation technology IP from the Japan Science and Technology Agency.

Microfluidics firm Dolomite said this week that it has licensed microdroplet generation technology from the Japan Science and Technology Agency.

Roche, Canon, Japan Science and Technology Agency, Enigma Diagnostics, Expression Analytics, Hologic, Samsung, and Fluidigm win US patents.

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Researchers from Japan and the US have identified non-retroviral RNA virus elements in several primate and non-primate mammalian genomes.

Researchers are refining a tool to predict a woman's risk of developing breast cancer, according to the Guardian.

According to Stat News, the partial government shutdown in the US could soon affect the ability of the Food and Drug Administration to review new drugs.

CNN reports that people's genes tend to have a greater influence on their risk of developing disease than their environment, but it varies by phenotype.

In PNAS this week: gypsy moth genome sequenced, phylogenomic analysis of Polyneopterans, and more.