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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.

RainDance Technologies said this week that it has closed a structured debt financing with Capital Royalty Partners, providing it with up to $35 million to support the commercial expansion of its digital PCR and targeted DNA sequencing products.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – RainDance Technologies said today that it has closed a structured debt financing with Capital Royalty Partners, providing it with up to $35 million to support the commercial expansion of its digital PCR and targeted DNA sequencing products.

Clinical researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School have teamed up with RainDance Technologies to explore the use of RainDance's picodroplet-based digital PCR platform to measure microRNA biomarkers in the blood of patients undergoing various c

A team led by researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, has developed a bead-based, microfluidic digital PCR technology and demonstrated its ability to quantitatively measure cancer-related translocation mutations at extremely low levels and subsequently sequence s

Trovagene is using RainDance Technologies' RainDrop Digital PCR system to develop and eventually run a cell-free transrenal BRAF mutation assay out of Trovagene's CLIA lab, the companies said this week.

A group of researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital has developed a method using either BEAMing RT-PCR or digital droplet-based PCR to detect mutations associated with glioblastoma brain tumors in RNA extracted from extracellular vesicles released from these tumors into pa

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Molecular diagnostics developer Trovagene today said that it has closed on a registered direct offering of $15 million of its common stock to an institutional investor at $7 per share.

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A genetic genealogy analysis helped secure the release of a California man from prison after getting his murder conviction overturned, the Guardian reports.

Technology Review discusses the concerns that come along with the ability to quickly synthesize viruses like SARS-CoV-2.

Researchers have uncovered large bacteriophages whose genomes include translational machinery, Live Science reports.

In PNAS this week: role for Myc in alternative splicing regulation in prostate cancer, variation in methylation in Arabidopsis, and more.