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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

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Leerink Swann today downgraded Fluidigm to Market Perform, saying the company "could take a breather in the near term" after a 30 percent spike in its stock since the start of the year.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Single-cell technology firm Sphere Fluidics today announced the completion of a $2.5 million investment round.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Vanderbilt University is partnering with GE Global Research to evaluate GE's cancer mapping technology for cellular insight into colon tumors.

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The FDA and CDC call for a pause in administering Johnson & Johnson's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine while reports of rare blood clots are looked into, reports the Wall Street Journal.

According to the Associated Press, a Swiss program aims to shepherd long-term science projects and diplomacy.

CNN reports that two new studies suggest the B.1.1.7 SARS-CoV-2 variant may be more transmissible, but may not lead to more severe disease.

In PNAS this week: analysis of pathway affecting acute kidney injury, parental-specific allelic expression in horse placenta, and more.