NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Thermo Fisher Scientific today reported an 8 percent increase in third-quarter revenues, to $2.59 billion from $2.4 billion in the third quarter of 2007.
Thermo said that currency translation contributed 1.5 percent to the reported increase, and acquisitions, net of divestitures, increased revenues by 3 percent.

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