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A team from the National University of Ireland Galway's Molecular Diagnostics Research Group has developed and validated a two-stage multiplex real-time PCR assay to identify all members of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex.

US patents awarded to Gen-Probe and BioMérieux; Ibis Biosciences (Abbott); Genera Biosystems; Innogenetics, Enterprise Ireland, and the National University of Ireland; and Illumina.

Researchers from Ghent University and the National University of Ireland have identified and validated a panel of six microRNAs ideal for use as reference genes in PCR-based miRNA expression analysis in colorectal cancer.

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Researchers describe a way to share data while keeping it secure, Agence France Presse reports.

In Science this week: genetic mutations typically associated with esophageal cancer are common in older, healthy individuals, and more.

India's Council of Scientific and Industrial Research has a new director-general, according to ScienceInsider.

A new study links more than a hundred genes to autism spectrum disorder, Discover's D-brief blog reports.