Genetics & Genomics Tools & Technology

The latest news on life science tools and technology in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

The researchers said their method for mapping genetic interactions can serve as a blueprint for mapping the genetic landscape of human cells.

The firm’s two-step multiplexed-tandem PCR tool identifies low concentrations of multiple STI pathogens in samples with high concentrations of other pathogens in three hours.

The portable, battery-operated system will be an interim solution for decentralized testing in places where power may be unreliable.

PyxisMap, unveiled at the recent ISMB conference, might soon be able to remove the human element from finding causal variants for rare diseases.

The firm has ongoing collaborations to use metagenomic sequencing in water treatment facilities and aims to move into the microbiome testing space.

Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

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With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.