News on qPCR, digital PCR, amplification, point-of-care testing platforms in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

The system will enable testing direct from a tube of blood using peptide nucleic acids-based methods to improve specificity.

A Salk Institute team used ddPCR assays to gauge the number of long interspersed nuclear elements within mice that received differing levels of maternal care.

The firms intend to seek CE marking and US Food and Drug Administration clearance for the test.

The firm is also working on expanding its CTC capture capabilities beyond epithelial cells and will present multiple myeloma applications at an upcoming conference.

The exclusive two-way licensing deal also allows Akonni to commercialize Righton's molecular diagnostic tests outside of China.

Berkeley researchers have engineered yeast to make the molecule behind the hoppy taste of beer, Quartz reports.

King's College London researchers examine the influence of school type and genetics on academic achievement.

FiveThirtyEight writes that most who take a direct-to-consumer BRCA1/2 genetic test won't learn much from it.

In Science this week: early life experience influence somatic variation in the genome, and more.

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