A University of Toronto team developed the probes to improve upon its previously described electrochemical clamp assay technology.
Using absolute and relative gene expression analyses, researchers identified expression patterns associated with preeclampsia in dozens of placental tissue samples.
Variant data for thousands of Europeans led to seven facial feature-associated sites in the genome, including loci near development or disease-related genes.
The MINDACT study of Agendia's MammaPrint has reported that using the tool could cut the use of chemotherapy in half.
The findings could lead to a more personalized approach for preventing asthma in children, the researchers suggested.
In Nucleic Acids Research this week: tool to discover copy number variants, single-nucleus RNA sequencing study of myoblasts, and more.
A study of Tasmanian devil genomes suggests they are evolving resistance to devil facial tumor disease.
Theranos has withdrawn its request for emergency clearance of a Zika virus blood test, according to the Wall Street Journal.
An assistant professor who was fired from Mount Sinai School of Medicine has allegedly shot the school's dean, the New York Times reports.