NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Becton Dickinson today reported that its third-quarter revenues increased nearly 2 percent, but were up 5 percent on a currency-neutral basis.

The Franklin Lakes, NJ-based medical devices, diagnostics, and research products firm generated total revenues of $1.98 billion for the quarter ended June 30, compared to $1.95 billion for the third quarter of 2011. It missed analysts' consensus estimate of $2.02 billion.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

A phylogenetic analysis indicates two venomous Australian spiders are more closely related than thought, the International Business Times reports.

Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.

In Science this week: CRISPR-based approach for recording cellular events, and more.

A new company says it will analyze customers' genes to find them a suitable date, though Smithsonian magazine says the science behind it might be shaky.