This article has been updated to include comments from a conference call and an updated stock quote.
 
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Helicos BioSciences this morning reported that its grant revenues rose 75 percent for the three-month period ended June 30, while its net loss increased by 47 percent.
 
The Cambridge, Mass.-based firm brought in grant revenue of $251,000 compared to $143,000 in the second quarter of 2007. Helicos claimed no revenues from product sales during the quarter.
 

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.

In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.

Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.