Epistem and Xcelris said today that they are partnering to evaluate Epistem's PCR-based, point-of-care molecular testing device for the early detection of tuberculosis.

Epistem and Xcelris, an Indian genomics research and diagnostic testing firm, will evaluate Epistem's GeneDrive device as part of India's Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme, initiated in 1997 to ensure the rapid diagnosis and treatment of TB patients.

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A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.

Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.

Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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