cell array

Researchers screened cancer cell lines to detect mutations and drug combinations that might sensitize tumors to drugs that impair anti-apoptosis proteins.

Researchers at the VTT Technical Research Centre in Finland have developed a miniaturized cell microarray platform that they claim can be used in large-scale gene knockdown analyses.

CEO Barry Bochner said that Biolog will use the funds to continue adapting its Phenotype Microarray platform to study Mycobacterium tuberculosis and other fastidious pathogens, expand its Microbial Identification System to cover more fastidious species, and work with researchers at Texas A&M University to study gene function in Mycobacterium.

Helix customers can purchase apps that interpret different aspects of their genome, Technology Review reports.

The New York Times reports that a number of companies and research institutes are pursuing gene therapies.

Salmon with shorter telomeres survive to make the trip back to their river homes, New Scientist reports.

In PLOS this week: vaginal microbiome composition, population patterns of Chagas-carrying Rhodnius ecuadoriensis, and more.