PerkinElmer and Predictive Diagnostics have discovered a panel of blood biomarkers that can distinguish Alzheimer's patients from controls, the companies said this week.

Researchers discovered the six-biomarker panel by using technology made by Vivascience for eluting biomarkers off high-concentration carrier proteins, PerkinElmer's prOTOF 2000 MALDI mass spectrometers, and Predictive Diagnostic's Biomarker Amplification Filter [BAMF] software.

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CNN reports that researchers have tied a new variant to opioid addiction risk.

Organoids derived from patients' tumors may help determine what chemotherapy treatment patients would benefit from, according to New Scientist.

An initiative from GenomeAsia 100K hopes to increase the number of South Asians in genetic research, according to NBC News.

In Science this week: genomic analysis of ancient and modern horses indicates population turnover, and more.