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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.
FDA clears Xpert EV test for meningitis

FDA clears Xpert EV test for meningitis

Ultrasensitive optical sensor detects viruses fast

Ultrasensitive optical sensor detects viruses fast

A fully integrated microfluidic genetic analysis system with sample-in-answer-out capability

A fully integrated microfluidic genetic analysis system with sample-in-answer-out capability

Biofunctional organic nanocrystals for quantitative detection of pathogen deoxyribonucleic acid

Biofunctional organic nanocrystals for quantitative detection of pathogen deoxyribonucleic acid

Indian state to tackle workplace HIV discrimination

Indian state to tackle workplace HIV discrimination

Genetic code for breast and colon cancers

Genetic code for breast and colon cancers

New group B strep test for newborn babies approved

New group B strep test for newborn babies approved

Multiple cancer biomarkers detected simultaneously

Multiple cancer biomarkers detected simultaneously

3 new genes implicated in rheumatoid arthritis

3 new genes implicated in rheumatoid arthritis

Study of fetal DNA in serum and disease activity during pregnancy in women with inflammatory arthritis

Study of fetal DNA in serum and disease activity during pregnancy in women with inflammatory arthritis

Technique called real-time polymerase chain reaction speeds up detecting, treating wound bacteria

Technique called real-time polymerase chain reaction speeds up detecting, treating wound bacteria

Link between bacteria found in the mouth and the amniotic fluid of a woman in preterm labor

Link between bacteria found in the mouth and the amniotic fluid of a woman in preterm labor

Third Wave Technologies issued "Invasive Cleavage of Nucleic Acids" patent

Third Wave Technologies issued "Invasive Cleavage of Nucleic Acids" patent

Breakthrough in fast, disposable DNA testing

Breakthrough in fast, disposable DNA testing

GeneDesign speeds design of artificial pieces of DNA

GeneDesign speeds design of artificial pieces of DNA

Viruses can be forced to evolve in ways to benefit humans

Viruses can be forced to evolve in ways to benefit humans

Hepatitis C recurs rapidly after liver transplant

Hepatitis C recurs rapidly after liver transplant

New real-time test for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea

New real-time test for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea

Lab-on-chip can detect bird flu in humans

Lab-on-chip can detect bird flu in humans

Genetic fingerprint unmasks microbial vandals

Genetic fingerprint unmasks microbial vandals