PCR

On a currency-neutral basis, quarterly revenues increased about 1 percent compared to the same quarter last year.

On an adjusted basis and at constant exchange rates, revenues increased 2 percent year over year, led by consumables and instrument revenues across all customer classes.

The Houston-based firm said that it would offer the technology as part of its service business first, followed shortly by a kit launch.

The funds from Oxford Finance and Silicon Valley Bank will be used for R&D and commercialization of Labcyte's liquid handling systems.

The company is preparing for the fourth quarter launch of its Aries sample-to-answer system and assays, as well as its NxTag Respiratory Pathogen Panel.

Methods and compositions for DNA fragmentation and tagging by transposases
Helicase dependent isothermal amplification using nicking enzymes
Mutational analysis
Method for amplifying nucleic acids
Compositions, methods and kits for nucleic acid synthesis and amplification
Determination of KIR haplotypes associated with disease

In Cell this week: Leukemia-like disease in soft-shell clams, mNET-seq method for profiling growing transcripts, and more.

While James Watson and Francis Crick are credited for discovering the structure of DNA, Rich proved their theory of a double helix structure was correct when he produced a distinct image of the structure.

Nature News reports that early users of Oxford Nanopore's hand-held MinIon are giddy about the technology and its uses. 

According to MIT Technology Review, Apple is collaborating with researchers to develop apps for consumer DNA testing.