NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A new microfluidics-driven DNA-protein binding assay has its creators dreaming of launching a startup to cash in on several potential applications.

In a paper published in Nature Methods this week, a Switzerland-based team of researchers, led by bioengineer Bart Deplancke of the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), showcased the assay's ability to determine DNA-binding specificities for transcription factors.

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The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Kite Pharmaceuticals' CAR T-cell therapy for large B-cell lymphomas, the New York Times reports.

Kaiser Health News reports that gene therapies could cost more than a million dollars.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute researchers have received a grant to combine biology and computer science for high school students.

In Nature this week: variants associated with obsessive-compulsive disorder, review of key CRISPR enzymes, and more.