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.

Under a proposed spending bill, the US National Institutes of Health would see an additional $3 billion in funding.

Researchers from the University of Oxford and the University of Sydney sequenced numerous platypus genomes to study their population history.

Robert Redfield, the new pick to lead the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has faced criticism for some of his work.

In Nature this week: sequenced genomes of five additional Neanderthals, and more.

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