Clinical researchers at AACR discussed a wide range of approaches focusing on several different potential use-cases in the detection or assessment of early cancers.
In Science this week: reduction in bee phylogenetic diversity, and more.
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.
Australia will not be regulating gene editing of plants, animals, and human cell lines as long as no new genetic material is incorporated, reports Nature News.
The Washington Post reports that the US Department of Agriculture told its researchers to label peer-reviewed articles as "preliminary" work.
Researchers have sequenced the genomes of both the coast redwood and the giant sequoia, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
In PNAS this week: study of epigenetic patterns in mammalian eggs, clonal expansion patterns in CD8+ T cells, and more.