The latest news on life science tools and technology in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.
Functional enhancers can accompany oncogenes on the circularized extrachromosomal amplicons found in glioma and other tumors, enhancing cancer growth.
LGC provides customers across multiple markets with reference materials, proficiency testing, oligonucleotides, genomics reagents, and instrumentation.
The company's antibiotic-induced hearing loss test will be used to screen babies for a genetic mutation that can cause deafness when given certain antibiotics.
The grant was awarded through the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation's Diagnostic Accelerator, a partnership between the charity and philanthropic partners.
In a revised remedies proposal to the UK's Competition and Markets Authority, Illumina offered licenses to a wider swath of IP held by it and PacBio.
Stephen Hahn, the nominee to lead the US Food and Drug Administration, underwent a Senate confirmation hearing yesterday, the Washington Post reports.
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved an RNA interference drug to treat acute hepatic porphyria.
Gizmodo looks over the past decade of consumer DNA testing to find the field to be lacking.
In Nature this week: native RNA sequencing and analysis of a human poly(A) transcriptome, nanopore sequencing-based method to analyze short tandem repeat expansions, and more.