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Dubbed "Sherlock," the new technology has demonstrated potential in detecting viruses and bacteria as well as human SNPs and mutations in cell-free DNA.

Facing CMS sanctions, lab industry insiders ponder the firm's options in seeking to launch a Zika virus assay with emergency use authorization on its upcoming miniLab platform.

Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes speaks at the AACC 2016 meeting

At the American Association for Clinical Chemistry meeting, Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes said her company is working on third-party review and publications of the firm's technologies and tests.

Researchers led by MIT's Jim Collins have built upon their paper-based Ebola test and are hoping to find a partner to help scale production and manufacturing of the test.

The company plans to add assays for Group B Streptococcus, Clostridium difficile, and norovirus in 2016 to complement its existing meningitis test.

The test is the first in the Dublin, Ireland-based firm's pipeline of infectious disease assays that use loop-mediated isothermal amplification.

Lumora's MDx technology for the clinical and industrial sectors will be merged with ERBA Mannheim's IVD testing business in a wide range of market segments.

The 3M Molecular Detection Assay 2 – Listeria monocytogenes is 30 percent faster than the first-generation test.

Meridian's Diagnostics segment grew 2 percent lifted by a 10 percent increase in revenues from the illumigene molecular product line.

The assay is the first on the firm's isothermal nucleic acid amplification-based platform.

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The Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.

Oxford researchers are turning to virtual reality to visualize genes and regulatory elements, Phys.org says.

In Science this week: neutrophils rely on microRNA to protect against lung inflammation, and more.

China is moving forward with plans to sequence a million citizens, the Wall Street Journal reports.