By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Caliper Life Sciences today reported that its first-quarter revenues increased 25 percent as sales of its imaging and LabChip products returned strong double-digit gains.

The Hopkinton, Mass.-based firm brought in total revenues of $35.8 million for the three-month period ended March 31, compared to $28.7 million for the first quarter of 2010. Its revenues were driven by sales of its imaging and LabChip products, while its automation business declined.

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