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Schott, a Jena, Germany-based provider of array surfaces, kits, and reagents, has tapped Applied Microarrays to serve as its distributor in North America.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Applied Microarrays earlier this week began distributing Schott Nexterion products in the US and Canada under an agreement forged by the two firms.

The firm's new Oracle 3D glass nanowell microarray substrates are targeted towards customers that use protein arrays for research, in drug discovery, and, potentially, in the clinic.

While gene therapies may have high price tags, they could be cheaper than the cost of managing disease, according to MIT's Technology Review.

Researchers are looking for markers that indicate which cancer patients may respond to immunotherapies, the Associated Press writes.

Nature News writes that researchers are still wrangling over the role of the p-value.

In Nature this week: paternal age associated with de novo mutations in children, and more.