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NEW YORK, Dec. 6 — Orchid BioSciences announced on Thursday that it had completed the acquisition of  Lifecodes, which specializes in genomics testing for forensics and paternity applications, giving Orchid a significant boost in identity testing and forensic genomics.

 

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