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A team comprising researchers from Genomic Health and the Cleveland Clinic have published a study describing the analytical validation of Oncotype DX prostate, the company's RT-PCR-based gene expression assay intended to predict prostate cancer aggressiveness and severity from fi

Luminex is developing a new version of its xTAG PCR chemistry that it believes will improve the ease of use of its technology while maintaining its high-multiplex and high-throughput capabilities.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A single gene appears to be the main culprit in a myeloid proliferation complication called transient abnormal myelopoiesis, or TAM, that's sometimes seen in individuals with Down syndrome, according to a study online yesterday in Nature Genetics, which used

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Deep sequencing of the coronavirus behind a Middle East respiratory syndrome has indicated that virus has been introduced into the human population a number of times, according to a

By identifying genes that are differentially expressed in carriers of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations, researchers in Israel are working on developing a test that, if validated, might offer a new approach to gauging people's risk of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.

This article was originally published Jan. 8.

Researchers from the University of Colorado and Tel Aviv University have reported a case study that suggests fluorescence in situ hybridization-based testing may miss some ALK rearrangements in lung cancer patients who could benefit from Pfizer's Xalkori (crizotinib).

Scientists from genomics tools provider Lucigen have published a paper describing the discovery, characterization, and performance of a thermostable viral DNA polymerase that enables true one-step, single-enzyme reverse-transcriptase PCR.

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The Washington Post reports that a Russian Academy of Sciences commission has led to the retraction of hundreds of scientific papers.

The Los Angeles Times' Daily Pilot reports the chief executive of Vantari Genetics has pleaded guilty in a kickback scheme.

News 4 Jax reports that a Florida bill to prevent life and long-term care insurers from using genetic information in their coverage decisions has easily passed one committee.

In Science this week: potentially pathogenic mutations found in hematopoietic stem cells from young healthy donors, and more.