Thermo Fisher Scientific has launched the Oncomine Childhood Cancer Research Assay, a next-generation sequencing panel developed in collaboration with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.
BD Bioscience today launched a new cloud-based system called ‘BD Synapsys Microbiology Informatics Solution’ to facilitate faster diagnostic results and improve infectious disease management.
To fully benefit from the vast quantities of data from TCGA, tools for easy data visualisation and analysis must be developed for use of the non-computational scientist. Our panel of experts discuss TCGA data and the tools needed to make sense of it.
Researchers around the globe can now access thousands of paediatric cancer genomic datasets, thanks to a new cloud-based initiative.
Many forensic science methods commonly used in criminal cases and portrayed in popular TV police dramas have never been scientifically validated and may lead to unjust verdicts, experts argue in a new editorial.
Every time a scandal breaks in one of the thousands of places where research is conducted across the world, we see headlines to the effect that “science is broken”. But if it’s “broken” today, then when do we suggest it was better?
Way back when Novartis invested in personalised CAR-T cancer treatments being developed at the University of Pennsylvania, analysts pondered the tricky question: How can pharma companies profit from curing patients?
The companies plan to develop a diagnostic version of the Illumina TruSight Oncology 500 assay to measure potentially predictive biomarkers, including Tumour Mutation Burden (TMB).
Researchers have discovered a way to greatly improve the accuracy of gene-editing technology by replacing the natural guide molecule it uses with a synthetic one called a bridged nucleic acid, or BNA.
India becomes the eighth largest state seeking to build a blockchain-based DNA database of all 50 million of its citizens.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has, for the first time, approved an artificial intelligence diagnostic device that doesn’t need a specialised doctor to interpret the results.
If people’s explanations of what blockchain is sound like gibberish to you, there is a popular application that shares the philosophy of the blockchain technology that can help you understand how it works: Wikipedia.
A new study published in the journal Nature Biotechnology brings us closer to a complete genetic blueprint by using a nanotechnology-based sequencing technique.