Microarrays & Multiplexing

The researchers traced the expression of related genes to neural tissues and noted a link between puberty timing and cancer risk.

Shared gastric adenocarcinoma tumor features seem to span geography and ethnicity, despite shifts in the proportion of tumors from different molecular subtypes.

The researchers concluded that each method has its own advantages and drawbacks depending on the sample being analyzed, cost restrictions, and the question.

Applied Biocode intends to have panel for identifying 18 gastrointestinal pathogens on the clinical market by the end of the year.

Cornell and Life Technologies sued Illumina in 2010, alleging Illumina's microarray products infringed on eight of their patents. 

Global proteomic screening of random bead arrays using mass spectrometry imaging
Methods for indexing samples and sequencing multiple polynucleotide templates
Biomarker analysis using scodaphoresis
Method for the simultaneous detection of multiple nucleic acid sequences in a sample
Methods of co-detecting MRNA and small non-coding RNA
System, device and method for high-throughput multi-plexed detection

Vivek Murthy is no longer the surgeon general of the US, the Associated Press reports.

People around the globe took to the streets to support science — some with signs.

Parents who learn of their increased genetic risk of disease also contend with telling their children about theirs, the New York Times writes.

In PLOS this week: loci linked to body mass index measurements, long non-coding RNA expression and urothelial carcinoma prognosis, and more.