nanospray

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – McKinley Scientific and New Objective today announced a co-marketing and development deal for the expansion of applications for liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry systems.

Researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have developed silicon-based multinozzle emitter arrays that in a recent study demonstrated improvements over standard capillary nanoflow sensitivity and flow rates of up to 10 microliters per minute.

The company will market Phoenix's nanospray technology to proteomics customers.

Direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies have offered to test families separated at the southern US border, but that raises ethical issues.

CNBC reports that confirming a positive result from 23andMe's BRCA health report can be expensive.

The New York Times reports on a project to develop a tree DNA database to uncover illegal logging.

In PLOS this week: links between gut microbiome and colorectal cancer mutations, targeted sequencing uncovers genetic susceptibilities to epilepsy in Koreans, and more.