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Roche said it will offer the microarray-based Harmony IVD kit and Ariosa Cell-Free DNA System (AcfS) software to laboratories outside the US.

Researchers uncovered 60 genomic loci associated with birth weight and found that those regions are also linked to risk for type 2 diabetes and other diseases.

ImmunArray will use Quanterix's Simoa single-molecule array technology for biomarker analysis, with the potential to enrich its diagnostic panels.

Researchers are using GenomeDx's database to improve understanding of the genomic underpinnings of prostate cancer and advance personalized treatment strategies. 

Results from a study have spurred a new prospective trial comparing arrays, sequencing, and several single-marker assays in men receiving hormonal therapies.

System, method, and product for imaging probe arrays with small feature sizes
Detection of nucleic acid reactions on bead arrays
Re-sequencing pathogen microarray
Detection of a target in a preservative solution
System and method for microfluidic flow control
Waveguide-based detection system with scanning light source

In Nature this week: genetic link between birth weight and adult-onset diseases, and more.

Even with all the current enthusiasm for gene therapies, Tech Review cautions that they are mostly in the early stages of development.

DNA phenotyping puts a potential face to a suspect in a nearly 25-year-old murder, the AP reports.

Researchers discuss the need for antibody standards at a meeting, NPR reports.