Cell Powerhouse Sequencing Technology Provides Deeper Look at Inherited Disease Risk|
Friday, April 03, 2015
A new sequencing technique may provide a clearer picture of how genes in mitochondria, the “powerhouses” that turn sugar into energy in human cells, shape each person’s inherited risk for diabetes, heart disease and cancer.
Genome Study Predicts DNA of the Whole of Iceland
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Large genome databases are starting to reveal critical health information-even about people who have not contributed their DNA.
‘Atomic Chicken-Wire’ Is Key To Faster DNA Sequencing
Monday, March 30, 2015
An unusual and very exciting form of carbon - that can be created by drawing on paper- looks to hold the key to real-time, high throughput DNA sequencing, a technique that would revolutionise medical research and testing.
New Autism-Causing Genetic Variant Identified
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Novel approach expected to be useful for other diseases too.
Comparing The Genomes Of The Leprosy Bacteria
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
EPFL scientists have compared for the first time the genomes of the two bacteria species that cause leprosy. The study shows how the two species evolved from a common ancestor 13.9 million years ago, and offers new insights into their biology that could lead to new treatments.
Horizon Discovery Group plc and ArcherDX Sign OEM Agreement
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Horizon’s Reference Materials chosen by ArcherDX to validate its FusionPlex test for non-small cell lung cancer markers.
DNA Sequencing Traces The Spread Of Drug-Resistant TB
Monday, March 23, 2015
Scientists have for the first time used DNA sequencing to trace the fatal spread of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis between patients in the UK.
Genomic Evolution Of High-Risk Leukemia Traced
Friday, March 20, 2015
Highly sensitive genomic analysis of acute lymphoblastic leukemia cells reveals for the first time how the malignant cells evolve to cause relapse.
Agilent Announces New CEO Mike McMullen
Thursday, March 19, 2015
McMullen elected as chief executive officer by Company’s board of directors.