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A team of Swedish researchers has received $3.3 million to develop a new nanotechnology platform for detecting blood-borne markers in lung and breast cancer.

QuantuMDx will use Scienion's ultra-low-volume liquid handling technologies in its Q-Poc handheld molecular diagnostic device.

The team showed the approach could successfully monitor cytokines in infants after heart surgery, and is involved now in a larger clinical study expanding this research. 

Cambridge Bioscience will be NanoInk's exclusive distributor in the UK and Ireland, NanoInk said this week.

NanoInk has tapped two distributors to sell its nanofabrication platforms in the Asia Pacific region.

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Roughly 40 percent of the funding will go toward NanoInk's BioDiscovery division, where it will be used to build out the company's sales and marketing organization and fund development of new products based on its protein nanoarray platform.

Researchers have sequenced the northern white rhinoceros to gauge whether it could be brought back from the edge of extinction, the New York Times reports.

Bavaria expands its forensic genetic analyses to include DNA phenotyping, raising discrimination concerns.

Tufts University researchers found a role for miRNA in transmitting stress between generations, the Economist reports.

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