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The test is the first in a proposed line of assays that will run on the GeneXpress platform with run times of around 30 minutes. 

The funding comes from a Spanish national program aimed at funding innovative scientific research of high social and economic impact.

For the 40-target panel, the trial found an overall average weighted sensitivity and specificity of 90 and 99 percent, respectively.

The Belgian manufacturer of software to automate PCR interpretation has also recently received ISO 13485 certification.

Papilloplex, a kit to detect and differentiate all 14 high-risk HPV genotypes, can be used on cervical swabs and urine samples.

Droplet-based affinity assays
Methods for isolating a target analyte from a heterogeneous sample
Real-time PCR point mutation assays for detecting HIV-1 resistance to antiviral drugs
Safe sequencing system
Polymerization of nucleic acids using activation by polyphosphorolysis (APP) reactions

In Nature this week: genetic history of HIV in the US, and more.

There are a few projects aimed at addressing the lack of diversity in genomic research, Technology Review reports.

A national assessment shows that US students lag in the sciences, but suggests that achievement gaps are narrowing.

Harvard's George Church discusses HGP-write with the Journal of the American Medical Association.