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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.

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

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Politico reports that the NYPD DNA database has grown since it announced it would be removing profiles from it.

Forbes reports that a structural biology lab at Oxford University studying the coronavirus was hacked.

Science reports that a Dutch research funding agency is combating a ransomware attack.

In Science this week: set of 64 haplotype assemblies from 32 individuals, and more.