They demonstrated the applicability of the Simoa platform for nucleic acid detection, and miRNA detection in particular, as Quanterix prepares to launch a new system.
The developers said such a signature could help triage people exposed to radiation through war, a terrorist attack, or an industrial accident.
Researchers in the US and Ukraine built a microRNA-based classifier to categorize infants as affected or unaffected.
Researchers from Northwestern University uncovered five circulating microRNAs that differentiate patients with very high- and low-risk prostate cancer.
A team of German researchers identified the four-microRNA signature and said it might inform treatment decisions.
The company sees microRNAs as the ideal blood-based biomarker for diagnosing and monitoring a number of diseases at the point of care and in the developing world.
The test could provide an early diagnosis of breast cancer by examining a handful of miRNA, microRNA, and proteomic biomarkers from urine samples.
The International Thyroid Congress and Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association announced studies validating diagnostics tests for several companies.
NIH researchers have uncovered a blood-based microRNA signature that may be able to tell which patients with precursor disease may progress to myeloma.
The grant is being provided under the NIH's Extracellular RNA Communication program, which was set up to study the role of molecules such as microRNAs.
The New York Times profiles 23andMe's Anne Wojcicki and describes how she bounced back from a bad year.
Fotis Kafatos, the founding president of the European Research Council, has died, according to the Associated Press.
In PLOS this week: genomic analysis of honeybee disease, microRNA profiles of people with lupus nephritis, and more.
The Verge's Angela Chen tried out a gene test for fitness advice, but didn't learn much new information.