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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.
DZIF scientists reveal problems with available diagnostics for Zika and chikungunya virus

DZIF scientists reveal problems with available diagnostics for Zika and chikungunya virus

New molecular engineering method improves precision of biomarker analysis

New molecular engineering method improves precision of biomarker analysis

New liquid biopsy test confirms remission in patients with HPV-associated oropharyngeal cancer

New liquid biopsy test confirms remission in patients with HPV-associated oropharyngeal cancer

New diagnostic platform simultaneously screens for all known pathogenic bacteria

New diagnostic platform simultaneously screens for all known pathogenic bacteria

New blood test for pediatric brain tumor patients offers safer approach than surgical biopsies

New blood test for pediatric brain tumor patients offers safer approach than surgical biopsies

Co-Diagnostics awarded patent related to its CoPrimer platform technology

Co-Diagnostics awarded patent related to its CoPrimer platform technology

New research projects aim to stop spread of African swine fever and prevent outbreak in the U.S.

New research projects aim to stop spread of African swine fever and prevent outbreak in the U.S.

Phase 3 ECHELON-2 clinical trial evaluating ADCETRIS plus CHP meets primary endpoint

Phase 3 ECHELON-2 clinical trial evaluating ADCETRIS plus CHP meets primary endpoint

FDA permits marketing of ClonoSEQ assay to detect minimal residual disease in blood cancer patients

FDA permits marketing of ClonoSEQ assay to detect minimal residual disease in blood cancer patients

Researchers create photoswitchable fluorescent proteins with optical properties

Researchers create photoswitchable fluorescent proteins with optical properties

TINY cancer detection device shows promise as point-of-care detector of KSHV

TINY cancer detection device shows promise as point-of-care detector of KSHV

LineaRx signs agreement with Takis/Evvivax to develop linear-DNA based anti-cancer vaccines

LineaRx signs agreement with Takis/Evvivax to develop linear-DNA based anti-cancer vaccines

NUS researchers develop new device for quick and accurate screening of diseases

NUS researchers develop new device for quick and accurate screening of diseases

Researchers develop new DNA-based test to detect trace amounts of peanuts in foods

Researchers develop new DNA-based test to detect trace amounts of peanuts in foods

Two thyroid medications recalled by FDA

Two thyroid medications recalled by FDA

Nalco Water's molecular-based test for Legionella provides much faster results than current methods

Nalco Water's molecular-based test for Legionella provides much faster results than current methods

New method tags breast implants with tomato DNA to prevent counterfeiting

New method tags breast implants with tomato DNA to prevent counterfeiting

Co-Diagnostics obtains CE mark approval for Logix Smart MTB Test

Co-Diagnostics obtains CE mark approval for Logix Smart MTB Test

Improved methods to measure enterococci concentrations in recreational water

Improved methods to measure enterococci concentrations in recreational water

Rethinking current method paves way for new, personalized cancer diagnostics

Rethinking current method paves way for new, personalized cancer diagnostics