By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cronus Technologies and Axela today announced a distribution deal to market Axela's instruments in the UK and Ireland.
Laurence Bouet, Innopsys' managing director, said that the firm has placed about 200 InnoScan scanners so far, mainly in Europe and Asia, but expects to expand its installed base by increasing sales in the US this year.
Sequencing could help combat foodborne illnesses, according to a blog post by Food and Drug Administration officials.
Popular Mechanics reports that Caltech researchers have built a prototype nanobot using DNA.
The Sacramento Bee writes that direct-to-consumer genetic testing connected a woman to sperm donor-conceived half siblings.
In PLOS this week: gene expression catalog for sheep, viral diversity among respiratory samples from camels, and more.