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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.
Universal screening test for CMV infection is not effective, says study

Universal screening test for CMV infection is not effective, says study

New DNA test to detect Lyme disease spirochete infection

New DNA test to detect Lyme disease spirochete infection

DIATHERIX GI test panel can detect nine types of GI infections

DIATHERIX GI test panel can detect nine types of GI infections

Novel test may help identify newborns with fragile X syndrome

Novel test may help identify newborns with fragile X syndrome

Kettering Health Network licenses DIATHERIX Laboratories' TEM-PCR testing process

Kettering Health Network licenses DIATHERIX Laboratories' TEM-PCR testing process

Thermo Fisher Scientific acquires Finnzymes

Thermo Fisher Scientific acquires Finnzymes

Abbott enters into agreement with GSK to develop molecular diagnostic test for skin cancer treatment

Abbott enters into agreement with GSK to develop molecular diagnostic test for skin cancer treatment

Agilent Technologies announces new lab informatics suite at Pittcon 2010

Agilent Technologies announces new lab informatics suite at Pittcon 2010

Researchers keep wary eye on emerging tick-borne diseases in Missouri

Researchers keep wary eye on emerging tick-borne diseases in Missouri

PositiveID, RECEPTORS announce successful completion of rapid virus detection system Phase I development

PositiveID, RECEPTORS announce successful completion of rapid virus detection system Phase I development

Researchers use Life Technologies’ next-generation sequencing instruments for cancer research

Researchers use Life Technologies’ next-generation sequencing instruments for cancer research

New fluorescent probes improve tumor detection in mice

New fluorescent probes improve tumor detection in mice

QIAGEN acquires global licence for PI3K gene to develop real-time-PCR and endpoint PCR assays

QIAGEN acquires global licence for PI3K gene to develop real-time-PCR and endpoint PCR assays

Micronics issued second letters patent from USPTO for integrated heat exchange system

Micronics issued second letters patent from USPTO for integrated heat exchange system

Thermo Fisher Scientific to acquire Finnzymes

Thermo Fisher Scientific to acquire Finnzymes

Applied Biosystems signs cross-licensing agreement with Idaho Technology

Applied Biosystems signs cross-licensing agreement with Idaho Technology

Microfluidic Systems awarded series of patents

Microfluidic Systems awarded series of patents

Carbon nanotube: A viable alternative for rapid DNA sequencing

Carbon nanotube: A viable alternative for rapid DNA sequencing

Researchers develop automated system to differentiate strains of influenza

Researchers develop automated system to differentiate strains of influenza

Second wave of H1N1 virus infection in the U.S. comes to an end

Second wave of H1N1 virus infection in the U.S. comes to an end