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The test MRSA and MSSA directly from blood culture samples in about one hour, compared to between 48 and 72 hours with other methods, the company said. 

The team will present the results to the US Food and Drug Administration as part of a 510(k) application in order to commercialize the technology with Biofluidica.

The data add to growing evidence supporting the use of HER2 therapy across solid tumors, though researchers find a difficult path to a tissue-agnostic approval.

The TATTON study found a combination therapy could treat some EGFR-positive lung cancer patients who developed MET-based resistance, but the best way to gauge MET status isn't yet clear.

The company said that diagnostic testing volumes, product and royalty revenues, and clinical services revenues all fell year over year.

With Hi-C mapping, FISH imaging insights, and other approaches, researchers identified genome organization plasticity and between-allele variability.

The firm believes its Parsortix cell separation system, so far used for oncology, can extract rare fetal cells from maternal blood to detect genetic disorders.

The probes are for use in Cancer Genetics' FISH-based HPV-Associated Cancer Test, which measures genomic changes to help triage cervical cancer patients.

The assay correlates shortened telomere lengths in patients of different ages to potential risks for inherited diseases, such as bone marrow failure syndrome and liver cancer.

Noninvasive prenatal screening for trisomies and sub-chromosomal alterations uncovered a fragile site expansion and related deletion present in mothers but not fetuses.

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Forensic genetic firm Verogen has bought the genetic genealogy site GEDmatch.

Researchers have 3D-printed plastic bunnies that encase the information needed to make more such bunnies in DNA, according to Discover magazine.

Dan Rather, the former CBS Evening News anchor and executive producer of a new documentary, writes at the Guardian that everyone needs to know about CRISPR.

In PNAS this week: analysis of FOXA1 upregulation in ER-positive breast cancer, gene editing to correct recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa, and more.