allele-specific PCR

Investigators using droplet digital PCR methods are following cell-free tumor DNA in the blood, looking for patterns coinciding with immunotherapy treatment outcomes.

Researchers said that laboratories participating in BRAF proficiency testing include most of the required reporting elements "to unambiguously convey molecular results." 

The company said it is confident it can address the state health department's concerns and will reapply for approval as soon as possible.

This article has been updated from a previous version to provide more specific information about the AOAC certification of InstantLabs' assay.

A new study finds that a placental protein linked with preeclampsia can be targeted by RNA silencing, according to the New Scientist.

A settlement is expected in a Duke University lawsuit hinging on using falsified data to win grants, Retraction Watch and Science report.

In PNAS this week: approach for analyzing the expression of endogenous retroviruses, circular RNAs that influence host-virus interactions, and more.

A phylogenetic analysis finds that the rare hemimastigotes form their own supra-kingdom, CBC reports.