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.

An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.

In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.

Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.