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Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is a revolutionary laboratory technique that enables the replication of a specific DNA sequence. Using PCR, millions of copies of a target DNA can be easily synthesized within a short period of time.
Diagnosis of Huntington's disease requires combination of clinical symptoms, radiological changes, genetic diagnosis

Diagnosis of Huntington's disease requires combination of clinical symptoms, radiological changes, genetic diagnosis

Rare case of tuberculous otitis media described

Rare case of tuberculous otitis media described

Researchers demonstrate accurate identification of amino acids

Researchers demonstrate accurate identification of amino acids

S. pneumoniae is commonest cause of paediatric CAP

S. pneumoniae is commonest cause of paediatric CAP

Cell-free DNA analysis allows noninvasive tumour genotype monitoring

Cell-free DNA analysis allows noninvasive tumour genotype monitoring

Study shows only 23% of seasonal and pandemic flu caused symptoms

Study shows only 23% of seasonal and pandemic flu caused symptoms

Plasma microRNA test boosts lung cancer screening

Plasma microRNA test boosts lung cancer screening

Researchers develop novel technique for detecting ALK rearrangements in non-small cell lung cancers

Researchers develop novel technique for detecting ALK rearrangements in non-small cell lung cancers

Certain fragments of DNA shed by tumors can be used to non-invasively screen for early-stage cancers

Certain fragments of DNA shed by tumors can be used to non-invasively screen for early-stage cancers

Splicing findings offer lung cancer clues

Splicing findings offer lung cancer clues

Researchers identify components of C. diff bacteria that can be used to develop better treatment

Researchers identify components of C. diff bacteria that can be used to develop better treatment

New Chromatrap Enzymatic Shearing Kit announced by Porvair Sciences

New Chromatrap Enzymatic Shearing Kit announced by Porvair Sciences

Alere i Influenza A & B test now available in Europe

Alere i Influenza A & B test now available in Europe

Vaccines for whooping cough contain 3 to 5 protective antigens

Vaccines for whooping cough contain 3 to 5 protective antigens

New assay allows rapid and sensitive detection of Chlamydia trachomatis

New assay allows rapid and sensitive detection of Chlamydia trachomatis

Studies confirm superiority of Tasigna to Glivec at achieving molecular response in Ph+ CML patients

Studies confirm superiority of Tasigna to Glivec at achieving molecular response in Ph+ CML patients

New method uses lab-on-a-chip device and cell phone to determine concentration of molecules

New method uses lab-on-a-chip device and cell phone to determine concentration of molecules

Urinary pneumococcal antigen testing ‘useful in children’

Urinary pneumococcal antigen testing ‘useful in children’

SeraCare Life Sciences announces expansion of R&D facilities in Milford, Massachusetts

SeraCare Life Sciences announces expansion of R&D facilities in Milford, Massachusetts

Innovative platform improves diagnostics and detection of biomolecules

Innovative platform improves diagnostics and detection of biomolecules