Cepheid Inks Novel Bioterror-Research Pact With Aerospace Giant, War Expert | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK, March 11 - Cepheid is joining forces with defense giant Northrop Grumman and Environmental Technologies Group, a subsidiary of a UK aerospace firm, to adapt PCR-based pathogen detectors for use with US Postal Service mail sorting systems, the companies said on Monday.

 

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