PCR arrays LGC Acquires Berry and Associates LGC said that the acquisition will increase its presence in the nucleic acid market, in addition to its previous acquisitions in the last few years. Thermo Fisher Launching RUO Women's Health Panel as Clinical PCR Strategy Coalesces Premium The firm sees the new panel as an important step forward in its strategy to further penetrate the molecular diagnostics market with its qPCR products. Current Methods for Counting HIV Proviruses May Be Inaccurate In counting defective proviruses, approaches for estimating the size of HIV patients' virus reservoirs are throwing off estimates of treatment effectiveness. LGC Acquires Douglas Scientific LGC said it plans to use Douglas Scientific's PCR and qPCR platforms to provide customers with enhanced high-throughput genotyping and qPCR instruments. BioFire Diagnostics Receives FDA Clearance for FilmArray 2.0 System Available in March, the PCR-based FilmArray 2.0 platform has higher throughput and takes up a smaller footprint. Feb 15, 2013 Study Sees Cigarette Smoke-Related Epigenetic and miRNA Links in Lung Cancer Aug 10, 2011 Akonni, Wadsworth Center Developing PCR Arrays for Viral Encephalitis, Meningitis Premium Mar 24, 2010 Fluidigm, Qiagen's SABiosciences Optimize PCR-Based Gene Expression Panels for Microfluidics Platform Premium Nov 17, 2009 Qiagen Gains New Array Resources in SABiosciences Deal Premium Nov 17, 2009 Qiagen Bets SABiosciences' Pathway-Focused PCR Panels Will Help Develop Companion Dxs Premium Breaking News Evercore ISI Downgrades PerkinElmer Shares to In Line People in the News at Genomill, Oxford Nanopore, Myriad Genetics, More Single-Cell Analysis of Colorectal Cancer Uncovers Two Epithelial-Cell Based Subtypes New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, Beckman Coulter, Oncologica, More In Brief This Week: Pacific Biosciences, Invitae, Grail, Mainz Biomed, Molzym, More The Scan Pig Organ Transplants Considered The Wall Street Journal reports that the US Food and Drug Administration may soon allow clinical trials that involve transplanting pig organs into humans. 'Poo-Bank' Proposal Harvard Medical School researchers suggest people should bank stool samples when they are young to transplant when they later develop age-related diseases. Spurred to Develop Again New Scientist reports that researchers may have uncovered why about 60 percent of in vitro fertilization embryos stop developing. Science Papers Examine Breast Milk Cell Populations, Cerebral Cortex Cellular Diversity, Micronesia Population History In Science this week: unique cell populations found within breast milk, 100 transcriptionally distinct cell populations uncovered in the cerebral cortex, and more.