sequence enrichment Oxford Nanopore Technologies Licenses Genetics Research's CRISPR DNA Enrichment Technology Under the non-exclusive deal, Oxford Nanopore can include the technology, which targets long DNA fragments, in its nanopore sequencing products. Analysis of Ancient DNA Supports Notion of Family-Based Hierarchies in Bronze Age Germany Using ancient DNA profiling, isotope analyses, and archeological clues, investigators saw high-status, male-centered families, along with more modest graves for unrelated individuals. PerkinElmer, Precipio Collaborate On Liquid Biopsy Testing Precipio said that its ICE COLD-PCR reagents will be sold with PerkinElmer's DNA/RNA extraction and isolation products. CRISPR's Cas9 Nuclease Proving Useful for NGS Library Prep, Bacterial Cloning, Other Bench Work Premium The programmable nuclease can replace restriction enzymes, enables cloning of large genomic sequences, and can deplete unwanted DNA species. Roche's Upcoming Heat-Seq Target Enrichment Product Promises Automation-Friendly Workflow Premium Heat-Seq, scheduled to launch in the second quarter, uses empirically tested molecular inversion probes. Oct 2, 2015 Scientists Find Potential Alzheimer's Disease Biomarkers in Exosomal miRNA Mar 10, 2015 Ancient DNA Reveals African Origins of Enslaved Individuals in Caribbean Nov 25, 2014 Cancer Research UK, Illumina Ink Sequencing Tech Supply Deal for Lung Cancer Trial Dec 1, 2011 Agilent Acquires Halo Genomics for Target Enrichment Tech Premium Oct 6, 2011 Boreal Genomics Launches DNA Purification System; Preps Next-Gen Tech for Clinical, Biopharma Apps Premium Aug 30, 2011 Genetic Study Supports Role for Yersinia Pestis Bacteria in Black Death Apr 21, 2011 Boreal Genomics Developing Sequence-Enrichment Tech as DNA Purification Platform Nears Market Premium Sep 9, 2010 Ambry Named Roche NimbleGen Service Provider Mar 18, 2010 Ambry Genetics to Use RainDance Microdroplet PCR Tech in Diagnostics, Genomic Research Services Premium Mar 17, 2010 RainDance, Ambry Partner on Sequencing Applications Feb 18, 2010 RainDance, Life Tech to Co-Market Target Enrichment, Sequencing Platforms Premium Breaking News 23andMe Fiscal Q4 Revenues Increase 14 Percent Local Coverage Determinations Roundup: Castle Bio, SkylineDx Ancient Genome Sequence Provides Look at Ancestry for Individual Who Perished at Pompeii Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant Outcomes Improve With Diverse Gut Microbes, Immune Cells CorePath Laboratories, Cizzle Biotechnology Partner on Lung Cancer Blood Test Becton Dickinson Gets CE-IVD Mark for High-Throughput COVID/Flu PCR Test The Scan Billion-Dollar Diversity Initiative The Howard Hughes Medical Institute is now accepting applications for its new $1.5 billion initiative to boost the diversity of the scientific workforce. Biotech Co-Founder Arrested A co-founder of a Los Angeles-based biotech company has been arrested in connection with a murder-for-hire scheme, according to Endpoint News. Return of the Tasmanian Tiger The Washington Post reports that a team in Australia is working to bring the thylacine back from extinction. Nature Papers on Genome of Individual From Pompeii, CircRNA Study Best Practices, More In Nature this week: first sequenced genome of a person from Pompeii, best practice guidelines for circRNA studies, and more.