The multi-analyte Zika virus assay was developed by a Luminex partner, GenArraytion, and is available now for research use only.
The isothermal technology from Cascade Biosystems performs about as well as qPCR and could be used in niche DNA detection applications.
The money from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center will go toward developing a test that does not require laboratory instrumentation.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Nanosphere today reported a 38 percent jump in its first quarter revenues, but fell short of the consensus Wall Street estimates on the top and bottom lines.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Invetech will support the development and manufacture of Biocartis' multiplex platform for biomarker analysis under an agreement announced today.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Axela today announced a development deal to integrate Thermal Gradient's rapid PCR technology into Axela's Flow-Thru Chip automated workflow.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Trovagene said in a regulatory filing today that it has entered into a deal with Illumina to evaluate the possible integration of Trovagene's transrenal technology with Illumina's sequencing technology.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – EnviroLogix today announced an agreement with Douglas Scientific to develop and optimize solutions for high-throughput real-time and endpoint nucleic acid analysis.
Enzymatics received ISO standards certification for manufacturing its proteins that are used for research and diagnostics purposes with a focus on nucleic acid detection technologies.
In Science this week: convergent evolution in bird hemoglobin, and more.
The Wall Street Journal speaks with patients affected by questionable test results from Theranos.
Researchers link variants in TACR3 to hot flashes during menopause, Live Science reports.
Kuwait says it will alter its law requiring citizens and visitors to provide DNA samples, New Scientist reports.