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By inking a deal last week to acquire two of Abbott’s diagnostics businesses for $8.13 billion in cash, General Electric has taken a major step in its goal to reposition its Healthcare unit’s focus on an “early health model” that fuses in vitro and in vivo diagnostic technologies.
 

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A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.

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