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Thermo Fisher Acquires Liquid Handling Consumables Firm

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Thermo Fisher Scientific announced Sunday that it has acquired liquid handling consumables firm nAscent BioSciences for an undisclosed sum.
 
Thermo said that privately held nAscent’s product lines, including the PocketTip pipette tip, will be integrated into its existing liquid handling consumables business. The PocketTip combines nanoliter metering with microliter diluting in a pipette tip and can be used on most marketed automated liquid fandling platforms.
 
Thermo announced the acquisition at the LabAutomation conference in Palm Springs, Calif.
 

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