Life Technologies' Ion Torrent has launched its Ion AmpliSeq Comprehensive Cancer Panel and Ion AmpliSeq Inherited Disease Panel. The CCP is optimized for use on formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue and uses more than 16,000 primer pairs to target over 400 genes involved in tumor formation. It requires 40 nanograms of DNA and costs as low as $1,169 on the 318 chip including library, template preparation, and sequencing.

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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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