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Check-Cap auditions for its screen debut

Check-Cap has a new spin on capsule endoscopy, using X-rays instead of a visual camera. But more compelling clinical data will be necessary if it is to position its…

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Illumina bets on Pacific, not nanopores

Illumina’s $1.2bn buy of Pacific Biosciences raises questions about why it shunned another long-read sequencing player, Oxford Nanopore Technologies.

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Apple takes a bite out of Alivecor

Apple has obtained its first FDA clearance, putting the Apple Watch on the same footing as Alivecor’s KardiaBand – but the smaller group is fighting back.