NEW YORK, March 15 - Applied Biosystems and MDS on Friday said they have won a patent infringement suit filed against Micromass UK and will walk away with $47.5 million in damages.

The Federal District Court in Wilmington, in Delaware, has ruled that Micromass' Quattro Ultima systems, which includes the MassTRANSIT version, infringe ABI's and MDS' US Patent No. 4,963,736.

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Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has released the results of a genetic ancestry analysis, the Boston Globe reports.

Retraction Watch's Ivan Oransky and Adam Marcus report that Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital have recommended that more than 30 papers from a former researcher be retracted.

Thomas Steitz, who won the 2009 chemistry Nobel Prize for his ribosome work, has died, the Washington Post reports.

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