The Belgian university will use the WaferGen system in validating a biomarker signature for neuroblastoma in children, as well as other applications.
Researchers from Australia and the US have used genotyping, microRNA analysis, and mitochondrial and transcriptome sequencing to tackle a transmissible Tasmanian devil cancer.
American and Serbian researchers have identified telltale miRNA changes in the saliva of individuals with oral cancer — a finding that they say may eventually yield saliva-based oral cancer diagnostic tests.
Rosetta Genomics, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The firm published data from a study showing that the same biomarker used in its miRNA-based test for squamous lung cancer provided 96 percent sensitivity.
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A researcher has been convicted of conspiring to steal genetically engineered rice, Reuters reports.
Harvard Medical School's George Church says a woolly mammoth-elephant hybrid is only a few years away, according to the New Scientist.
Intel is ending its sponsorship of the International Science and Engineering Fair, the New York Times reports.