Long-fragment reads, nanopore sequencing, PCR
Pocket-Size Nanopore Device Sequences Entire Human Genome
Pocket-Size Nanopore Device Sequences Entire Human Genome
Jim Daley | Jan 29, 2018
MinION achieved the longest reads of DNA sequences to date. 
Quick and Cheap Zika Detection
Quick and Cheap Zika Detection
Ruth Williams | May 3, 2017
A heat block, a truck battery, and a novel RNA amplification assay make for in-the-field surveillance of the virus.
New Test for Zika OKed
New Test for Zika OKed
Kerry Grens | Mar 22, 2016
The US Food and Drug Administration gave emergency approval for a combination diagnostic that can distinguish between Zika, dengue, and chikungunya infections.
Nanopore Sequencing Lawsuit
Nanopore Sequencing Lawsuit
Catherine Offord | Feb 29, 2016
Illumina accuses Oxford Nanopore Technologies of developing nanopore-based sequencing strategies covered by its patents.
Another Lyme Disease–Causing Bacterium Found
Another Lyme Disease–Causing Bacterium Found
Tracy Vence | Feb 9, 2016
Scientists discover another species of Borrelia in the U.S.
<em>TS</em> Picks: May 7, 2015
TS Picks: May 7, 2015
Tracy Vence | May 7, 2015
Genetics & genomics edition
Portable DNA Sequencer Can ID Bacteria and Viruses
Portable DNA Sequencer Can ID Bacteria and Viruses
Jenny Rood | Mar 26, 2015
A palm-sized, nanopore-based USB device can recognize E. coli, cowpox, and vaccinia.
Airborne MERS?
Airborne MERS?
Tracy Vence | Jul 22, 2014
Researchers detect traces of the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus in the air of a barn housing an infected camel.
The Sooner, The Better
The Sooner, The Better
Nicholette Zeliadt | Jul 1, 2014
New approaches to diagnosing bacterial infections may one day allow the identification of pathogens and their antibiotic susceptibility in a matter of hours or minutes.
FlashTaq Hot-Start Taq DNA Polymerase
FlashTaq Hot-Start Taq DNA Polymerase
Empirical Bioscience | Jun 2, 2014
New FlashTaq from Empirical Bioscience Offers Specificity and Stability for PCR.