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It has been nearly a year since RainDance Technologies officially "launched" its digital PCR platform, RainDrop, by recruiting researchers to be part of an early-access program.

Monoquant, an Australian company spun out of Flinders University to commercialize molecular methods to monitor minimal residual disease in blood cancers, has developed a PCR-based DNA assay that can routinely detect one cancerous cell in 10 million normal cells in chronic myeloid

Life Technologies has received CE IVD marking for its Applied Biosystems QuantStudio Dx platform and launched the instrument in Europe.

This article has been updated from a previous version to note that the Center for Integrated Genomics is located in Foster City, Calif.

Bio-Rad Laboratories this week reported that it sold $5.2 million in digital PCR products in the third quarter, more than doubling digital PCR sales in the previous quarter and contributing to 3.6 percent overall Q3 growth at the company on a currency-neutral basis.

Fluidigm is launching four new consumable chips based on its integrated fluidic circuit technology, PCR Insider has learned.

Life Technologies remains the market leader in qPCR instrumentation and reagents, and pricing concerns around its qPCR business due to new low-price reagents from rival Illumina are "unwarranted" due to a relatively "sticky" reagent market, according to the results of a recent su

Digital PCR has the potential to supplant quantitative real-time PCR as the assay technology of choice for certain applications, particularly the detection and absolute quantification of low-level DNA targets in oncology and HIV research, industry stakeholders and early users sai

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – RainDance Technologies and Integrated DNA Technologies today said they will collaborate to develop consumables for use on the RainDrop Digital PCR System.
Financial and other terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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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.