NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Illumina reported after the close of the market on Tuesday that its first-quarter revenues increased 36 percent year over year. Based on the strength of its first-quarter results, the firm upped its revenue guidance for full-year 2009 to a range of $700 million to $720 million.

Illumina generated revenues of $165.8 million for the three-month period ended March 29, compared to revenues of $121.9 million for the first quarter of 2008.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

Rare gene mutations are guiding the search for drugs to manage chronic pain without opioids, according to CNBC.

The new Francis Crick Institute building can get too noisy for some researchers to concentrate, according to the Guardian.

CBS News reports that there are still many vacancies at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, but that it's uncertain whether they will be filled.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: pipeline to analyze and visualize bacterial genomes, database of global set of human genomes, and more.