NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sigma-Aldrich today reported that its first-quarter 2013 revenues increased 2 percent year over year led by sales gains for its SAFC business.

The St. Louis-based chemicals and research products firm had total revenues of $675 million for the three months ended March 31, compared to revenues of $665 million for the first quarter of 2012. It beat the consensus Wall Street estimate of $672.8 million.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

Researchers find that historical factors influence which genes are the most highly studied, the Atlantic reports.

The US National Science Foundation's new sexual harassment policy is to go into effect next month, according to Nature News.

Researchers report using genotyping to tie together illegal ivory shipments and trace them back to a handful of cartels, the New York Times reports.

In Nature this week: genomic ancestry analysis of Sardinians, current noncoding mutations in colorectal cancer, and more.