Microfluidic devices have the potential to revolutionize PCR and molecular biology, in general. They promise to bring hand-held diagnostics to the developing world and save lives. But what is the best way to get original technologies from the hands of engineers and into the hands they were designed for?

Researchers at the University of Cambridge, Ali Yetisen and Lisa Volpatti, perceived a gap in the way their colleagues were thinking about this transition.

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An opinion piece in the Guardian argues that President Donald Trump is uninterested in science and that might not be a bad thing for the field.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports the Veterans Affairs Health System is studying whether genetic testing can help prescribe better depression therapies.

Stat News reports that Spark Therapeutics' Luxturna is now being used to treat a wider array of patients.

In Genome Biology this week: transcription factor use among brittle stars, single-cell RNA sequencing strategy, and more.

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