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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.

The US has sent its formal notice of withdrawal from the World Health Organization, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Science reports that a draft spending bill would increase the US National Institutes of Health budget by 13 percent.

The Harvard Crimson reports that Harvard and MIT are suing the Department of Homeland Security and ICE over the new international student visa policy.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: algorithm to determine molecular sequence types and other microbial features, computational method to uncover R-loop structures, and more.