Nanyang Technological University

A research collaboration involving several universities has yielded a technique that they said isolates exosomes from biological samples more effectively than incumbent methods.

In Science, research teams drill into gene expression shifts and mutation signatures that mark resistance to the drug artemisinin in Plasmodium falciparum parasites.

Two Khoisan genomes appear to show no genetic contributions from other human populations, suggesting that members of the group may have remained genetically isolated for up to 150,000 years.

Star Array, a spinout of Singapore's Nanyang Technological University, has developed a microfluidic liquid-phase nucleic acid purification chip that can selectively isolate DNA or RNA from low numbers of cells in minute sample volumes, and subsequently PCR amplify the purified nu

This article has been updated to clarify that the current human reference assembly has regions with more than one haplotype.

The California Institute of Technology of Pasadena, Calif., and the University of California of Oakland have received US Patent No.

CapitalBio and Tsinghua University, both of Beijing, have received US Patent No.

Hahn-Schickard-Gesellschaft of Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany, has received US Patent No.

Consulting company McKinsey says diagnostics companies will have to combine genomic data analysis, electronic medical records, effective reimbursement strategies, and regulatory compliance in order to win.

A new report has found that researchers in Africa are still heavily dependent on funding from organizations in the US, Europe, and China, Nature News says.

An article in The Atlantic argues that the progress being made in science isn't keeping pace with the money and time being spent on research.

In Science this week: a CRISPR screen identifies sideroflexin 1 as a requisite component of one-carbon metabolism, and more.