PCR

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

The firm attributes the positive results to efforts to strengthen its US diagnostics business and stabilize its core diagnostics product families of H. pylori and food testing.

The firm raised €4.7 million through a conditional placement, and €5.0 million through an unconditional direct subscription.

The firm hopes its newly launched DxWound will improve pathogen detection in skin and soft tissue infections by including anaerobic and fungal microbes in its reports.

Demand for the BioFire FilmArray panels continued to drive sales in the firm's molecular biology business.

The recent study highlights strengths and weaknesses of numerous platforms and may help end users choose the best assay for their circumstances.

Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

In Science this week: combining genomics and ecology to better understand the effects of natural selection on evolution, and more.