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The new test distinguishes Zika from other viruses in mosquito vectors and launches during an ongoing outbreak that has prompted new CDC guidelines.

Digital PCR can better detect low levels of chronic myeloid leukemia in patients than other PCR-based approaches, according to Imperial College London researchers.

Fluidigm reported total revenues of $30.7 million, within its preannouncement range and ahead of analysts' consensus estimate.

Abbott's move came as somewhat of a surprise, but analysts have noted the potential for a trend in point-of-care diagnostics acquisitions.

The companies will work to develop an affordable, portable, and easy-to-use HIV quantitative viral load test using Cue's Lab-In-A-Box MDx platform.

Scaffolded nucleic acid polymer particles and methods of making and using
Self-avoiding molecular recognition system in DNA priming
Method of manufacturing a mixture of amplified double-stranded nucleic acids comprising unknown sequence
Droplet operations platform
Probe reagent for measurement of proteolytic activity
Quenched dendrimeric dyes for florescence detection

In Science this week: experts say race is not a sufficient proxy for studying human genetic diversity and more.

Technology Review writes that CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing firm Editas' success may hinge on a patent case.

Researchers unearthed a bioinformatics error in the Science paper reporting the first ancient African genome, and the authors are seeking an erratum.

A boy's cystic fibrosis carrier status was revealed by a teacher to the parents of children with CF who then sought the boy's transfer to another school, leading to a lawsuit.