digital gene expression profiling

The partners will use NanoString's PanCancer panel in NCI-sponsored trials to characterize immune activity and develop potentially predictive gene signatures.

The five CROs will be able to offer DSP analyses to their customers through a technology access program ahead of NanoString's planned platform launch in 2019.

In blood samples from infected individuals, a seven-gene signature apparently distinguishes between bacterial and viral culprits, a distinction important to antibiotic use.

A five-gene signature was linked to both event-free survival and overall survival in individuals with a type of rhabdomyosarcoma missing a prognostically informative gene fusion.

The approach combines barcoding of individual mRNA molecules from single cells with next-generation sequencing.

DermTech announced this week that it has raised $5.6 million in a Series B financing round, which it will use to commercialize its melanoma detection test using Life Technologies' OpenArray quantitative real-time PCR system and to establish a CLIA-certified lab facility in which

Takeda will be the exclusive distributor in Japan for WaferGen's SmartChip System to researchers conducting gene expression studies.

The University of Nevada’s School of Medicine will use a March of Dimes grant to study gene expression in a variant that could be used to develop a screening test for preterm birth.

The scientists, who published their results in Nature Methods this month, determined that the bias is "largely independent of the sequencing platform" but is instead "strongly determined" by the method used for preparing the small RNA library.

The New York Times and ProPublica look into the close relationship between a startup and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Yahoo News reports millions of dollars are being transferred from NIH, CDC, and other programs to pay for the housing of detained undocumented immigrant children.

In Science this week: in vitro generation of human reproductive cells, and more.

Researchers gave a handful of octopuses MDMA to find that they too act more social on the drug, Gizmodo reports.