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Bioké will distribute Ireland-based Syntec's Medimachine semi-automated homogenizer products in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg.

Using the publicly available ImmPort database, researchers standardized and analyzed immune-related data for more than 10,300 healthy individuals.

Fueled by an NIH SBIR grant, analytics firm Cytobank is building out its machine-learning algorithms and adding pipelines to support big-picture research.

IncellDx HPV OncoTect 3Dx system combines the quantification of oncogene mRNA overexpression, proliferation, and aneuploidy in one high-throughput assay, according to the firm.

The company said it also saw record cash collections in the quarter despite challenges caused by regulatory change.

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.

The firm plans to expedite cell sorting for  research labs with an inexpensive  device that uses piezoelectric actuators and disposable microfluidics.

Separately, FlowJo and Cytapex Bioinformatics said they have partnered to provide bioinformatics consulting and services for flow cytometry data analysis.

The researchers reported that their assay could detect women with defective double-stranded break repair pathways even when sequencing could not.

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The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.

DARPA is working on developing algorithms that gauge the credibility of research findings, Wired reports.

The American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends all women diagnosed with breast cancer be offered genetic testing, the Washington Post says.

In Science this week: comparison of modern, historical rabbit exomes uncovers parallel evolution after myxoma virus exposure; and more.