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This story has been updated from a previous version to correct information about the QuantStudio 3D consumables and to add pricing information.

A research team from Jena University Hospital at the Friedrich Schiller University in Germany has developed a method it calls digital direct RT-PCR (DD-RT-PCR) to quantify circulating tumor cells in cervical cancer by detecting HPV-oncogene transcripts.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A study in Science Translational Medicine has started cataloguing the characteristics, constraints, and potential clinical applications of circulating tumor DNA.

Arizona State University researchers recently published the details of an emulsion-based droplet qPCR platform believed to be the first ever to enable real-time analysis on a continuous-flow system.

Using a microfluidic device called SlipChip, a cell phone camera, and cloud computing, a California Institute of Technology team has shown the superiority of digital over real-time isothermal PCR under perturbed experimental conditions.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – RainDance Technologies and Bioke today announced a distribution deal covering parts of Europe.

In a study published this month, Bio-Rad researchers have demonstrated the capability of the company's new droplet digital PCR system using DNA-binding dyes with comparable results to TaqMan and that it's possible to use this new dye-based approach for the quantification of multi

Life Technologies this week awarded innovation grants to five research labs for projects using its QuantStudio 3D digital PCR system.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Sysmex Inostics said today that it has inked a collaboration agreement with Bayer Healthcare to develop blood-based companion diagnostics for targeted anti-cancer therapies being developed by Bayer.

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A new analysis finds that nearly half the late-stage clinical trials sponsored by a US National Cancer Institute program influence patient care.

Technology Review reports that sickle cell patients are optimistic about gene editing to treat their disease, but are worried about how available it will be.

The owner of the GEDmatch website tells CBS12 he is considering charging law enforcement a fee to use the site.

In Nature this week: babies born by caesarean section are more likely to have altered gut microbiota profiles, and more.