Nanosphere Receives FDA Clearance for Respiratory Pathogens Test Wednesday, September 09, 2015 Nanosphere, Inc. has announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its Verigene® Respiratory Pathogens FlexNucleic Acid Test (RP Flex) on the automated sample-to-result Verigene System.Nanoporous Gold Sponge Makes Pathogen Detector Wednesday, September 09, 2015 Sponge-like nanoporous gold could be key to new devices to detect disease-causing agents in humans and plants, according to UC Davis researchers.AstraZeneca, Univ. of Manchester Partner Wednesday, September 09, 2015 AstraZeneca and The University of Manchester have announced a collaboration harnessing clinical bioinformatics to deliver personalised healthcare for cancer patients. Phenomenex,Tecan Partner Wednesday, September 09, 2015 Phenomenex, Inc. and the Tecan Group has announced a collaboration to co-market automated solid phase extraction (SPE) sample preparation solutions. Cause of Rare Genetic Bone Disease Described Tuesday, September 08, 2015 Regeneron Pharmaceuticals have announced a paper describing the discovery and preclinical validation of a key biologic mechanism that drives the pathophysiology of the rare genetic disorder Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP). Genetic Testing All Women for Breast Cancer Might Not Be Worth the Cost Monday, September 07, 2015 Because mutation is so rare, expensive screening makes it impractical for overall population, UCLA research finds. New Mechanism Discovered Behind Infant Epilepsy Monday, September 07, 2015 Scientists at Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital have discovered a new explanation for severe early infant epilepsy.Ardelyx Regains NaP2b Program from Sanofi Monday, September 07, 2015 Allows Ardelyx to conduct further research on NaP2b and the complexities of phosphate transport and management.3D Spheroid Culture Trends Friday, September 04, 2015 Three dimensional (3D) cell culture has been an area of increasing interest and relevance across a wide breadth of fields for some time.