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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.
Myriad and Clovis ink deal on FDA-approved BRACAnalysis CDx test to identify patients with germline BRCA mutations for rucaparib treatment

Myriad and Clovis ink deal on FDA-approved BRACAnalysis CDx test to identify patients with germline BRCA mutations for rucaparib treatment

New test identifies increased prevalence of tick-borne pathogen in Suffolk County

New test identifies increased prevalence of tick-borne pathogen in Suffolk County

QIAGEN announces commercialization of AdnaTest kit for clinical research in prostate cancer

QIAGEN announces commercialization of AdnaTest kit for clinical research in prostate cancer

Sandia researchers develop smartphone-based device to rapidly detect mosquito-borne viruses

Sandia researchers develop smartphone-based device to rapidly detect mosquito-borne viruses

Innovative technology could aid in detecting recurrence of cancers

Innovative technology could aid in detecting recurrence of cancers

New portable device may hold key to accurately detecting Zika virus

New portable device may hold key to accurately detecting Zika virus

Single Molecule Detection of Proteins in Single Cells

Single Molecule Detection of Proteins in Single Cells

MGH-developed CTC-iChip with digital PCR assay improves detection of early-stage liver cancer

MGH-developed CTC-iChip with digital PCR assay improves detection of early-stage liver cancer

Could pathogen infection really lead to Alzheimer’s?

Could pathogen infection really lead to Alzheimer’s?

New database of PCR primers enables effective detection and identification of RNA viruses

New database of PCR primers enables effective detection and identification of RNA viruses

New ultrasensitive detection system of in-flow microRNAs uses encoded microgels

New ultrasensitive detection system of in-flow microRNAs uses encoded microgels

Most rapid diagnostic tests fail to detect P. falciparum malaria parasites in asymptomatic children

Most rapid diagnostic tests fail to detect P. falciparum malaria parasites in asymptomatic children

HC-based NGS helps detect genomic alterations not identified in routine lung cancer screening

HC-based NGS helps detect genomic alterations not identified in routine lung cancer screening

Leishmaniasis infection rates increase among ecotourists, soldiers in the U.S.

Leishmaniasis infection rates increase among ecotourists, soldiers in the U.S.

New less invasive method could detect bacterial infection in young febrile infants

New less invasive method could detect bacterial infection in young febrile infants

Researchers develop novel label-free method for detecting real-time DNA amplification

Researchers develop novel label-free method for detecting real-time DNA amplification

Mayo Clinic offers CDC’s Zika virus screening test

Mayo Clinic offers CDC’s Zika virus screening test

Porvair Sciences extends range of high performance PCR plates

Porvair Sciences extends range of high performance PCR plates

Penn researchers develop low-cost genetic test for Zika virus

Penn researchers develop low-cost genetic test for Zika virus

Roche Diagnostics responds to HPV announcement

Roche Diagnostics responds to HPV announcement