droplet-based PCR Bio-Rad Laboratories, Stilla Technologies Settle IP Lawsuit Bio-Rad had alleged Stilla's Naica digital PCR system infringed on four patents held or licensed by the firm. 10x Genomics Countersues Bio-Rad Laboratories in Latest Patent Infringement Lawsuit 10x asked the US District Court for the Northern District of California to dismiss a suit, while another district court judge denied a 10x motion to dismiss. Stilla Technologies Launches High-Throughput Digital PCR Chip, Plans Six-Color System Premium The new chip enables the firm's digital PCR system to test up to 240 samples per day, and also uses lower volumes of sample input. Bio-Rad Shutters Former GnuBio Facility as Part of Digital Biology R&D Consolidation The company acquired GnuBio, which was developing a droplet-based sequencing platform, in 2014 for $39.7 million in cash and $10 million in contingent payments. Bio-Rad Q2 Revenues Fall 2 Percent The sales decline was largely due to a slowdown in productivity related to the recent launch of the company's global enterprise resource planning system in Western Europe. Sep 11, 2015 Droplet Size Used as qPCR Readout in Prototype Device to Detect Heart Infections Premium May 11, 2015 Myriad Ramps Up Sample Prep Automation as it Moves Hereditary Cancer Testing to MyRisk NGS Panel Premium Apr 8, 2015 'Printing' 2D Droplet Arrays Enables Inexpensive Automated Single-Cell RT-qPCR Premium Jan 5, 2015 Arizona Researchers Developing Handheld PCR System for Ebola Detection Premium Feb 25, 2014 British Study Tests RainDrop Methylation Sequencing Method at Nanogram Sample Sizes Premium Jan 16, 2014 Droplet Digital PCR Shows Lower Limits of Detection, Quantification for BCR-ABL Testing Premium Nov 14, 2013 Bio-Rad Study Demonstrates EvaGreen-based Digital Droplet PCR and Multiplex Applications Premium Dec 6, 2012 U of Arizona Startup Developing Ultrafast Droplet PCR Method for Blood Infection, Veterinary Dx Premium Feb 28, 2012 Targeting Launch of Platform by Year's End, GnuBio Bets on Gene Panels, Replacing Sanger Assays Premium Breaking News Cancer Prognoses Informed by Module-Based Approach, Study Finds People in the News at Illumina, Centogene, BioSkryb New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, BD, Analytik Jena, BioMérieux Genetic Technologies to Raise A$5M in Direct Stock Offering In Brief This Week: SD Biosensors, Meridian, Oncocyte, Opko Health, GeneDx, More The Scan Study Reveals New Details About Genetics of Major Cause of Female Infertility Researchers in Nature Medicine conducted a whole-exome sequencing study of mote than a thousand patients with premature ovarian insufficiency. Circulating Tumor DNA Shows Potential as Biomarker in Rare Childhood Cancer A study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology has found that circulating tumor DNA levels in rhabdomyosarcoma may serve as a biomarker for prognosis. Study Recommends Cancer Screening for Dogs Beginning Age Seven, Depending on Breed PetDx researchers report in PLOS One that annual cancer screening for dogs should begin by age seven. White-Tailed Deer Harbor SARS-CoV-2 Variants No Longer Infecting Humans, Study Finds A new study in PNAS has found that white-tailed deer could act as a reservoir of SARS-CoV-2 variants no longer found among humans.