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The portable analyzer runs an RT-qPCR-based Ebola assay and takes about 75 minutes to detect the presence of the virus from whole blood.

The additional strains cleared for the Simplexa Flu A/B & RSV Direct kit include influenza A strain H7N9 and H3N2v

Researchers from Myriad and elsewhere presented data on three studies involving its prostate cancer test at a medical conference.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Citigroup this week initiated coverage of Cepheid with a Buy rating and a price target on its shares of $52.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — ATCC has partnered with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Thermo Fisher Scientific's Life Technologies, among other organizations, to manufacture and distribute a rapid, cost-effective genotyping kit to monitor HIV-1 drug resistance in resource-limited c

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Molecular diagnostics firm Diagnovus announced today a licensing agreement with Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center to commercialize a gene expression assay for the diagnosis of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE).

In an bid to tap a growing interest in using microRNAs as biomarkers of disease or tissue injury, Somagenics has developed a platform, called miR-Direct, for detecting the small, non-coding RNAs in circulation.

A group of researchers from Germany's Robert Bosch Hospital and other associated institutions have described a PCR-based method they have developed to detect ALK fusions that takes advantage of some aspects of a method published earlier this year by Pfizer researchers, but which they say could be

A research team from Jena University Hospital at the Friedrich Schiller University in Germany has developed a method it calls digital direct RT-PCR (DD-RT-PCR) to quantify circulating tumor cells in cervical cancer by detecting HPV-oncogene transcripts.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In Nature Genetics, a UK-led group described the diverse mutation patterns it detected within and between tumors from 10 individuals with the kidney cancer clear cell

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Bloomberg Law writes that the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act may work better as a privacy, rather than anti-discrimination, law.

TechCrunch reports that Linda Avey has a new personal genomics startup that's focusing on India.

A new report finds that though the US has increased its activity in science and engineering, its global share of that activity has fallen in some areas, according to Inside Higher Ed.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of rapeseed, universal target enrichment method for metagenomic sequencing, and more.