Microarrays & Multiplexing

The investigators used the technique to identify two novel secretome targets and then confirmed them to be elevated in the blood of women with cancer.

In a 6,000-patient study, Eskenazi Health will assess whether PGx testing improves outcomes and saves money in a community that doesn't usually have access to genomic advances.

The company said the proceeds will be used to refine its core technology and improve manufacturing.

The test, which detects various bacterial species in fecal samples, is expected to be submitted to US regulators before the end of this year.

The deal gives EMD Millipore control of Singulex's single-molecule counting technology for research applications.

Programmable oligonucleotide microarray
Labeling strategies for the sensitive detection of analytes
Methods and apparatus for detecting molecular interactions using FET arrays
Methods for selecting and amplifying polynucleotides
Using oligonucleotide microarrays to analyze genomic differences for the prediction of heterosis
Multiplex branched-chain DNA assays

In Science this week: swapping yeast genes with human orthologs to study conservation of function, and more.

Hong Kong is using DNA phenotyping to shame litterers.

A study appearing in Cell suggests some metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer patients could benefit from PARP inhibitor therapy.

NIH's Francis Collins writes that scientific advances are poised to help populations all over the world, but more scientists are needed to keep the momentum.