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The firm said that it plans to list its stock on the Nasdaq under ticker symbol "RAIN" and added that its 2014 revenues were up 78 percent year over year to $30.6 million.

The new RUO application for the company's QuantStudio 3D Digital PCR platform is designed to enable researchers to accurately phenotype the CYP2D6 gene, a key indicator of drug metabolism.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Fitch Ratings today affirmed the ratings of Bio-Rad Laboratories, including the issuer default rating, at BBB- .

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) ― Manipulating miniature droplets and subjecting them to high temperatures on an open digital microfluidic device leads to evaporation that can seriously disrupt concentration-dependent enzymatic reactions, like PCR.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Seattle-based start-up Lamprogen, a spinout of the University of Washington, is using funding from two grants to further the development of a self-digitizing microfluidic chip and instrument on which the chip will run.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Virologists at the University of Washington and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center recently reported that in a small, retrospective study droplet digital PCR appeared to have no added benefit over qPCR for clinical monitoring of human cytomegalovirus load in transpl

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Researchers from Virginia Commonwealth University have developed a method of quantifying multiple nucleic acid targets in a single sample by combining low-cycle-number, target-specific PCR with atomic force microscopy.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — RUCDR Infinite Biologics, the research services and biorepository arm of the Rutgers University Cell and DNA Repository (RUCDR), has been named a RainDance Technologies Center of Excellence, the partners said this week.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — RUCDR Infinite Biologics, the research services and biorepository arm of the Rutgers University Cell and DNA Repository (RUCDR), has been named a RainDance Technologies Center of Excellence, the partners said today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Bay Area startup Toma Biosciences emerged from stealth mode this month with a new cancer assay designed to provide physicians with information to help them personalize and optimize treatments for cancer patients.

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The Economist reports that it is increasingly easier to analyze the metabolites people give off, potentially revealing personal information about them.

The Los Angeles Times reports that only a third of California students meet the state's new science standards.

A controversial paper on the gender gap in science has been corrected, according to BuzzFeed News.

In Science this week: evidence of interbreeding between the ancestors of West Africans and an unknown archaic human, and more.