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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Researchers in the US and Korea have devised a microchip-like device that they say can sort single particles and cells for individual analysis, as they reported in Nature Communications today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Leerink Swann today upgraded shares of Fluidigm, noting a potentially multi-billion market opportunity for single-cell gene expression tools and the recent acquisition of DVS Sciences as drivers.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Shares of Fluidigm rose nearly 44 percent during October, pacing the gainers in the GenomeWeb Daily News Index for the month, while Sequenom saw the biggest month-over-month drop at 28 percent.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Fluidigm and NanoString Technologies have settled lawsuits filed by Fluidigm that accused NanoString of false advertising, unfair competition, and unlawful trade practice, the companies announced after the close of the market on Tuesday.

NanoString Technologies is no newcomer to the single-cell genomics market. The firm last year launched a single-cell gene expression assay for use on its nCounter Analysis System.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – NanoString Technologies and BD segment BD Biosciences today announced a collaboration to develop a single-cell isolation and analysis workflow.

A research team led by Carl Hansen of the University of British Columbia's Centre for High-Throughput Biology has developed an integrated microfluidic device for high-throughput digital PCR analysis of single cells.

Scientists from Hungarian pharmaceutical development firm Avidin and the Hungarian Academy of Sciences have combined digital PCR on Life Tech's OpenArray platform with patch-clamp recording to enable exact quantification of gene expression and correlate it to phenotypic data in i

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The US Department of Energy's Joint Genome Institute has funded six new initiatives to develop technologies that will help JGI and its users conduct their research efforts into microbiology, metagenomics, and plant genomics.

COLD SPRING HARBOR, NY (GenomeWeb News) – Through whole-exome sequencing of single cells from a medulloblastoma tumor, researchers were able to identify distinct cancer cell types within the tumor that otherwise may have been overlooked, work presented by Stanford University's Sofia Kyriazopoulou

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The US National Institutes of Health's All of Us project awarded $4.6 million to the company Color to develop a genetic counseling resource for the program.

The Times of India reports on a pilot study that used genomic testing to determine whether patients had drug-resistant tuberculosis.

New guidelines say that more women may benefit from genetic testing for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer, according to the Los Angeles Times.

In Cell this week: small proteins identified among human microbiome, role for tumor microbes in pancreatic cancer survival, and more.