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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Luminex reported after the close of the market Monday a 12 percent spike in third quarter revenues driven primarily by growth in assay sales across all major product categories.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A genotyping study in Current Biology suggests individuals from Easter Island, or "Rapa Nui," had contact with Native American populations prior to Europeans arriv

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In Nature Genetics, the University of Washington's Evan Eichler and colleagues from the US and Italy explored molecular mechanisms that can cause the genetic instability

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — CombiMatrix presented data this week showing that chromosomal microarray analysis of more than 4,000 miscarriage analyses yielded a successful result over 85 percent of the time.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The International Cowpea Consortium and Illumina have developed a new SNP genotyping array for cowpea that the partners hope will aid in improving crop yield, particularly in West Africa, where the protein-rich legume is a dietary staple.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Ancestry.com's AncestryDNA business has genotyped more than 500,000 individuals since introducing the genetic genealogy service on the Illumina BeadChip platform two years ago.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Despite a recent study that suggested array-based non-invasive prenatal testing may be an effective alternative to next-generation sequencing-based tests, Illumina appears unconcerned that its customers will switch platforms.

The University of Central Florida Research Foundation has been awarded

Agilent Technologies this week announced updates to its SurePrint miRNA Microarrays to include targets from the latest version of the miRBase public miRNA database.

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In PLOS this week: Mycobacterium abscessus linked to gastric conditions, placental gene expression changes associated with preterm birth, and more.

The Guardian reports that UK universities are looking into ways to reduce labs' reliance on single-use plastics.

People with certain gene variants tend to not like vegetables, particularly bitter ones, CNN reports.

MIT's Technology Review reports on a company's genetic test that gauges an embryo's susceptibility to certain diseases.