Cepheid this week released an updated Xpert BCR-ABL Monitor test that incorporates lot-specific standardization using the World Health Organization BCR-ABL standards.

Cepheid is launching the test as a European CE IVD-marked product. The assay runs on Cepheid's GeneXpert system and detects the BCR-ABL mRNA transcript in the peripheral blood of patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia in about two hours.

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A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.

Researchers have uncovered signals of selection that may enable the Bajau people to free five hundreds of feet deep, Reuters reports.

In Science this week: paternally inherited cis-regulatory structural variants in autism, and more.

A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.

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