KOD1 Polymerase for Higher Fidelity PCR

September 28, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Reaching Greater PCR Speeds, Specificity, and Fidelity
“KOD is a recombinant DNA polymerase based on the endogenous KOD1 polymerase found in [MORE]

Nanorate Sequencing

July 13, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

WellcomeSanger-nanorate sequencing (NanoSeq)
“For the first time, scientists are able to study changes in the DNA of any human tissue, following [MORE]

Hand Held PCR Device

June 15, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

MYRTA – handheld device for PCR
Lincoln, Nebraska “Materials and Machines Corporation (MatMaCorp) has introduced its new handheld device MY Real-Time [MORE]


June 1, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

eDNA North America
Environmental DNA (eDNA) is the term applied to collecting DNA samples for sequencing from air.  This isn’t a [MORE]

Roche’s “Tumor Profiler Project”

April 13, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Comprehensive cancer profiling
After three years of following 240 cancer patients, Roche and Swiss university researchers have reported on their toponomic [MORE]

Bioluminescent Reporter for DNA Breaks

October 27, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bioluminescent repair reporter for DNA Breaks
Researchers in Taiwan and at Massachusetts General Hospital have found a way to visualize double [MORE]

High Efficiency Gene Editing of Human Stem Cells

May 5, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

BIG TREE gene editing
To deal with the problem of off target gene editing, researchers at Arizona State University have found [MORE]

A DNA Nanorobot in Cancer Therapy

April 28, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA nanorobot functions as cancer therapeutic
Engineers with the National Center for Nanoscience and Technology in Beijing have designed an autonomous [MORE]

23andMe Licensed an Antibody for IBD Based on Its Ancestry Database

March 17, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Developing drugs from antibodies
“23andMe Inc., the Silicon Valley firm known for its ancestry DNA tests, has licensed an antibody it [MORE]

Increased Hydrogel Versatility for Gene Editing

March 10, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sequence-directed gel degradation
MIT bioengineers have “created a system for making DNA-containing gels that are capable of responding to nearly any [MORE]

Whole Genome Sequencing for $599

March 3, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

myGenome testing
In case you missed it, the company Harvard geneticist George Church founded, Veritas Genetics (Danvers, MA) has lowered the [MORE]

“Prime Editing” with CRISPR

February 11, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Prime editing system
MIT and Harvard researchers have developed a new means of CRISPR gene editing that they believe could correct [MORE]

Hydrophobic Force, not Hydrogen Bonds, Hold DNA Together

February 4, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Hydrophobic forces hold DNA
A research collaboration between biochemists mainly at Chalmers University in Sweden and the University of California at [MORE]

The First Word Encoded in DNA

February 4, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Automated DNA data storage
“The Microsoft Research / University of Washington researchers recently demonstrated a fully automated system that encoded data [MORE]