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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Funding expectations for 2013 have improved among genomics researchers, despite potential delays or cuts to budgets, according to the latest survey conducted by Mizuho Securities in collaboration with GenomeWeb.

With the market for digital PCR poised for growth over the next several years, led by established life science tool vendors such as Fluidigm, Life Technologies, RainDance Technologies, and Bio-Rad, one small startup is looking to put a new spin on the technique — literally — whil

This article has been updated from a previous version to correct the list price of the QX100 system.

Fluidigm's product revenues are expected to grow 27 percent annually over the next four years, buoyed by the company's participation in three rapidly growing niche markets — sample preparation for next-gen sequencing, single-cell genomics, and digital PCR — according to a market

Just ahead of announcing its first-quarter financial results, Fluidigm this week disclosed the end of one partnership and the beginning of another, with the net result being a de-emphasis of its digital PCR technology for molecular diagnostics and a continued emphasis on single-c

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Fluidigm today announced its collaboration with Novartis to develop a non-invasive fetal diagnostic test has ended.

This article has been updated from a previous version to include information about the current status of Fluidigm's collaboration with Novartis.

Originally published May 2. Updated May 3 to include additional details of Trovagene's product commercialization plans.

By Ben Butkus
Life Technologies this week announced the expansion of its TaqMan Mutation Detection Assays based on competitive allele-specific TaqMan, or Cast, PCR technology.

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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.