Using a self-similar chain-based device combined with Raman spectroscopy, they were able to detect the BRCA1 missense mutation M1775R at picomolar levels.
The Scottish firm's product pipeline includes an identification test for bacterial gastroenteritis and genes for Carbapenem resistance.
The British firm is launching its RenDx system and Fungiplex PCR-based assay for Candida and Aspergillus fungal infections.
JGI is interested in coupling the technique with microfluidics as an automated way of picking out metabolically active cells.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – MRC Technology today announced a collaboration with Renishaw Diagnostics to identify and develop clinical diagnostic tests for infectious diseases.
Verisante Technology this week announced several milestones in the development of its Raman spectroscopy-based cancer detection technology.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Thermo Fisher Scientific has opened a new center at its facility in Tewksbury, Mass., it announced today.
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An opinion piece in the New York Times urges lawmakers to keep genetic protections in place.
Research funding in Canada is to remain mostly the same, ScienceInsider reports.
In Science this week: random DNA replication errors play role in cancer, and more.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation embarks on an open-access publishing path.