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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.
Discovery of possible target for prevention and treatment of pneumonia

Discovery of possible target for prevention and treatment of pneumonia

New method to identify genetic determinants of Alzheimer's

New method to identify genetic determinants of Alzheimer's

WaferGen and University of Pittsburgh to collaborate on SmartChip

WaferGen and University of Pittsburgh to collaborate on SmartChip

Significant improvement over current test for human papillomavirus

Significant improvement over current test for human papillomavirus

Red hair and freckles - Neanderthals in Europe

Red hair and freckles - Neanderthals in Europe

Abbott creates one molecule with two antibody functions

Abbott creates one molecule with two antibody functions

Direct selection of human genomic loci by microarray hybridization

Direct selection of human genomic loci by microarray hybridization

Portable detection system for foot-and-mouth and avian flu

Portable detection system for foot-and-mouth and avian flu

New biosensor detects avian influenza in just minutes

New biosensor detects avian influenza in just minutes

HPV is related to bladder cancer

HPV is related to bladder cancer

Drug resistance gene has spread from East Coast to Midwest

Drug resistance gene has spread from East Coast to Midwest

Rapid testing for pre-natal detection of Down syndrome

Rapid testing for pre-natal detection of Down syndrome

Liver cancer marker could yield blood test for early detection

Liver cancer marker could yield blood test for early detection

Virochip technique identifies new viruses in study of respiratory infections and asthma attacks

Virochip technique identifies new viruses in study of respiratory infections and asthma attacks

FDA approves new Roche direct detection of West Nile Virus in donated human blood

FDA approves new Roche direct detection of West Nile Virus in donated human blood

Biological markers of narcolepsy

Biological markers of narcolepsy

Scientists extend life of fruit fly

Scientists extend life of fruit fly

RNA analysis can identify rejection in lung transplant patients

RNA analysis can identify rejection in lung transplant patients

DuPont settles patent case with Bio-Rad Laboratories

DuPont settles patent case with Bio-Rad Laboratories

New automated test for gene mutations causing fragile X syndrome

New automated test for gene mutations causing fragile X syndrome