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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.
ViroPharma reports results of trial for Maribavir in bone marrow transplant patients

ViroPharma reports results of trial for Maribavir in bone marrow transplant patients

SAFC Pharma augments assay development capabilities

SAFC Pharma augments assay development capabilities

Microfluidic devices capture and analyze single cancer cells

Microfluidic devices capture and analyze single cancer cells

Simple gene-based blood test, quicker, more accurate evaluation for cystic fibrosis

Simple gene-based blood test, quicker, more accurate evaluation for cystic fibrosis

New test for rapid detection of influenza

New test for rapid detection of influenza

Micronics receives two new patents on microfluidic technologies

Micronics receives two new patents on microfluidic technologies

Premature births may be the result of undiagnosed infection

Premature births may be the result of undiagnosed infection

Infections of amniotic fluid may be a significant cause of premature birth

Infections of amniotic fluid may be a significant cause of premature birth

New biomarker for early cancer detection? Research reveals that 'microRNA' may fit the bill

New biomarker for early cancer detection? Research reveals that 'microRNA' may fit the bill

Disease-detecting lab-on-a-chip

Disease-detecting lab-on-a-chip

Clockwork PCR including sample prep

Clockwork PCR including sample prep

Cancer could return unless stored ovarian tissue undergoes adequate testing before re-implantation

Cancer could return unless stored ovarian tissue undergoes adequate testing before re-implantation

Periodontitis and human papillomavirus combined increase risk for tongue cancer

Periodontitis and human papillomavirus combined increase risk for tongue cancer

MRSA in hospital intensive care -- what's growing where?

MRSA in hospital intensive care -- what's growing where?

A biosensing nanodevice to revolutionize health screenings

A biosensing nanodevice to revolutionize health screenings

BARACLUDE data show low resistance over 5 years in nucleoside-naive hepatitis B patients

BARACLUDE data show low resistance over 5 years in nucleoside-naive hepatitis B patients

Damaged veins heal faster with heparin treatment, laboratory study finds

Damaged veins heal faster with heparin treatment, laboratory study finds

MIT cell-based sensor technology quickly detects airborne pathogens

MIT cell-based sensor technology quickly detects airborne pathogens

Cigarette smoke prevents stem cells from becoming cartilage

Cigarette smoke prevents stem cells from becoming cartilage

Gold nanoparticle-based colorimetric assay for the direct detection of cancerous cells

Gold nanoparticle-based colorimetric assay for the direct detection of cancerous cells