NEW YORK, Feb. 27 -- Amersham PLC, the parent company of Amersham Biosciences of Piscataway, NJ, and the UK-based diagnostic imaging business Amersham Health, announced Wednesday that it would undertake to bring the discovery systems portion of the Biosciences business -- the company's only unprofitable division -- into profitability by 2004.

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