By Justin Petrone
The National Institutes of Health is looking for a partner to commercialize a new tissue microarrayer that its inventor claims could cost one-tenth the price of similar instruments on the market.
Besides the new InnoStamp arrayer, which relies on magnetic stamps to print arrays, the French company plans to launch an infrared version of its InnoScan 710 scanner.
As part of the deal, KTH will also serve as a reference site for Arrayjet, and the two organizations will work together on publications and technology development.
Phadia will use the 2470 in its research efforts to characterize new allergens and to discover biomarker signatures that can be used in the molecular diagnosis of allergies and autoimmune diseases.
The ancestors of the Arizona bark scorpion and other scorpions and spiders underwent whole-genome duplication, KJZZ reports.
A cryptographic approach could help researchers keep genomic data private while researchers analyze it, Scientific American reports.
Andy Page, the former president of 23andMe, has joined a diabetes-management startup, according to CNBC.
In Cell this week: regulatory changes in pancreatic cancer, metabolic shifts in Alzheimer's disease, and more.