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Biosurveillance for Viral Infections
The Creative Services Team in Collaboration with Tecan | Jun 8, 2021
Scientists use ELISAs to assess the immunity and etiology of immune responses to coronavirus during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Highly Sensitive Viral Detection with the SARS-CoV-2 NGS Assay
Staff | Apr 15, 2021
Kristin Butcher and Mara Cuoto-Rodriguez discuss the development of a nucleic acid hybridization capture-based assay to detect and identify novel SARS-CoV-2 variants.
Speaks Ep. 16 - At the Breaking Point: Mitochondrial Deletions and the Brain
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Mar 31, 2021
Researchers characterize large mitochondrial deletions to understand their implications in neurological disorders.
NGS Library QC: Two Steps, One Instrument
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with DeNovix | Mar 23, 2021
A combination spectrophotometer/fluorometer simplifies nucleic acid concentration and purity measurements.
Mining Coding Regions with Whole-Exome Sequencing
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Nov 4, 2020
Multiple next-generation sequencing (NGS) techniques offer insights into health and disease.
Battling COVID-19 with Genomics
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Sep 24, 2020
Download this eBook to discover how genomic sequencing is uncovering new information about the SARS-CoV-2 virus and aiding public health decision making in the fight against a global pandemic!
Tailor-Made: Empowering SARS-CoV-2 Researchers Worldwide
The Scientist Creative Services Team | May 26, 2020
is offering free SARS-CoV-2 myBaits kits to all researchers.
Ancient Humans Had Hepatitis B
Abby Olena | May 9, 2018
Analyses of more than 300 ancient human genomes show that Hepatitis B virus has infected humans for at least 4,500 years and has much older origins than modern viral genomes would suggest.
Q&A: Confirming Next-Gen Sequencing Results with Sanger
Tracy Vence | Oct 11, 2016
Ambry Genetics CEO Aaron Elliott discusses his team’s recent analysis of 20,000 clinical next-generation sequencing panels.
Spiders, Prey Leave DNA
Bob Grant | Nov 30, 2015
A study of black widow spiders suggests that the arachnids leave traces of their own genetic material and DNA from prey in their sticky webs.
TS Live: Genetic Time Machine
Bob Grant | Jun 12, 2015
Piecing together scraps of DNA from a 400,000-year-old hominin femur
What’s Old Is New Again
Bob Grant | Jun 1, 2015
Revolutionary new methods for extracting, purifying, and sequencing ever-more-ancient DNA have opened an unprecedented window into the history of life on Earth.
Cancer-Driving Mutations Common in Normal Skin Cells
Anna Azvolinsky | May 21, 2015
A deep-sequencing analysis reveals that non-malignant skin cells harbor many more cancer-driving mutations than previously expected.
Molly Sharlach | Jan 8, 2015
A genetic analysis of ancient and modern maize clarifies the crop’s checkered domestication history.
Science Setbacks: 2014
Molly Sharlach | Dec 24, 2014
This year in life science was marked by paltry federal funding increases, revelations of sequence contamination, and onerous regulations.
Next-Gen Sequencing User Survey
Christi Bird | Nov 1, 2014
Outsourcing is still the rule and data analysis, the bottleneck.
Tracy Vence | Mar 1, 2014
Scientists use DNA sequencing to identify what’s attracting birds to airports, where midair collisions with planes can be devastating.
Tracy Vence | Feb 28, 2014
A Canada goose smashes into the cockpit of a small plane, highlighting the dangers of birdstrikes.
Top 10 Innovations: Honorable Mentions
Staff | Nov 30, 2013
Meet some of the products that didn't break into the Top 10 in 2013, but recieved praise from our expert judges nonetheless.
Next-Gen Test Tube Baby Born
Chris Palmer | Jul 10, 2013
A baby has been born using in vitro fertilization aided by next-generation sequencing of embryos for genetic abnormalities.