NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Roche today reported flat molecular diagnostics sales for the first nine months of 2013 compared to the first nine months of 2012.

The Swiss pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, and research products firm posted overall sales of CHF 34.87 billion ($38.63 billion) for the nine months ended Sept. 30, up 3 percent from CHF 33.69 for the first nine months of 2012.

Its diagnostics sales were up 2 percent to CHF 7.68 billion from CHF 7.50 billion.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

Researchers have sequenced the northern white rhinoceros to gauge whether it could be brought back from the edge of extinction, the New York Times reports.

Bavaria expands its forensic genetic analyses to include DNA phenotyping, raising discrimination concerns.

Tufts University researchers found a role for miRNA in transmitting stress between generations, the Economist reports.

In Science this week: gut microbiome influences liver cancer growth, spread; and more.