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Agena links up with Eastern European distributors Kawa.Ska in Poland and BioGen-Analytica in Russia to bring its MassArray platform to market.

A team from Cornell University and Cornell Weill Medical College has received a grant from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering to support early clinical development and validation of its solar-powered, point-of-care PCR to enable electricity-free diagn

The Piko thermal cycler was previously commercially available from Finnzymes, but is now being sold under the Thermo Fisher brand. Meantime, the Arktik thermal cycler is not yet commercially available, but is expected to be by Q4 of this year.

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is considering using DNA tests to determine relatedness between adult and child migrants, the Daily Caller reports.

Bloomberg reports that Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics plans to offer a treatment it is developing under the "right to try" law for hundreds of thousands of dollars.

In Nature this week: expansion of disease-resistance genes among long-lived oak trees, and more.

In a proof-of-concept study, researchers report being able to determine age from dried bloodstains, Discover's D-brief blog reports.