US Patent No. 9,353,311

Composite visible colorant and method for quantitative amplification
Jun 02, 2016

Bio-Rad Laboratories has been awarded US Patent No. 9,353,311, "Composite visible colorant and method for quantitative amplification."

Researchers hope to tease out the signature effects that different carcinogens leave on the genome to determine their contributions to disease, Mosaic reports.

The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

In PNAS this week: genomic effects of silver fox domestication, limited effect of mitochondrial mutations on aging in fruit flies, and more.