CombiMatrix this week said that it is developing a test that can screen for multiple cancers simultaneously by measuring miRNA levels in peripheral blood.
 
Taking a page out of the playbooks of miRNA diagnostic developers Exiqon and Rosetta Genomics, CombiMatrix said it will market the array-based test as a homebrew assay available through its own CLIA-certified laboratory. It expects to introduce the test in 18 to 24 months.
 

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A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.

Researchers have uncovered signals of selection that may enable the Bajau people to free five hundreds of feet deep, Reuters reports.

In Science this week: paternally inherited cis-regulatory structural variants in autism, and more.

A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.

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