The project is utilizing an Illumina HiSeq X Ten sequencing system and includes a collaboration with Alphabet’s Verily Life Sciences.
Cystic fibrosis carrier status often did not impact family planning decisions and was sometimes perceived as a risk to unaffected family members.
A University of Toronto team developed the probes to improve upon its previously described electrochemical clamp assay technology.
Speakers at the CVS meeting in Florida last week spoke about the utility and effectiveness of sequencing approaches in the study of viruses.
Researchers led by MIT's Jim Collins have built upon their paper-based Ebola test and are hoping to find a partner to help scale production and manufacturing of the test.
Through the acquisition, Miroculus will be able to automate and simplify the detection of miRNAs from blood using Kapplex's digital microfluidic technology.
By genome and targeted sequencing on six children with Roifman syndrome, researchers identified compound heterozygous mutations in the RNU4ATAC small nuclear RNA gene.
A prototype chip enabled by so-called fractal circuit sensors was able to rapidly assess predictive mRNA biomarkers in donor lung tissue samples.
Researchers used RNA interference and automated trait analyses to systematically track phenotypes in Caenorhabditis elegans worms from two genetic backgrounds.
The group has licensed the clamp method, as well as earlier technology developments, to Xagenic, which is working to commercialize it in various diagnostic areas.
Biomedical research projects are generating a ton of data that still needs to be analyzed, NPR reports.
Theranos is retiring some of its board members, including Henry Kissinger and George Shultz, Business Insider reports.
The heads of 29 scientific societies and some 2,300 researchers call on President-elect Donald Trump to rely on and support science in two separate letters.
In Science this week: genetically modified flu virus could be key to new live vaccines, and more.