By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Caliper Life Sciences today said that it has received a $2.9 million task order from the Environmental Protection Agency for the agency's ToxCast screening program.

This is the second order for Caliper from EPA under Phase II of the ToxCast program. In November, the EPA awarded the firm a $1.8 million order to screen as many as 700 compounds against Caliper's ToxCast assay panel.

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