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The deal follows Linkage's launch of a European subsidiary in Geneva.

The firm is pursuing regulatory clearance for multiple tests and is targeting growth in an attractive CLIA market, a move that will require new hires.

The research may lay the groundwork for a noninvasive test for GI or other types of cancer without prior knowledge of which organ is affected.

The increased revenue was driven by growth in the firm's commercial clinical business.

New product revenues more than doubled year over year, while infectious disease test revenues grew 35 percent. 

Method for detecting and distinguishing infectious norovirus from inactivated norovirus
Apparatus and method for a continuous rapid thermal cycle system
Detection of methylated DNA
Method for isolation of nucleic acids and a kit thereof
Setting of multiple priming oligonucleotides for solid gel amplification in hydrogels
Methods for generating target-specific probes for solution-based capture

In PLOS this week: phylogenetic study of hepatitis E viruses in Swedish moose, recombination sites in the honeybee genome, and more.

Differences in DNA methylation could be used to distinguish between DNA samples obtained from identical twins, researchers say.

A retrovirus that's been integrated into the human genome appears to have a role in embryonic development, researchers report.

A report from MIT identifies areas of scientific research where declining research support is hindering needed advances.