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Waters Partners with IBM for Diagnostics Business

NEW YORK, Aug. 13 (GenomeWeb News) -- Waters today said that it has selected IBM as its information technology partner for its lines of diagnostics tools.

 

The Milford, Mass.-based manufacturer of high-performance liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry analytics will sell its products with IBM systems.

 

The two companies said they would explore further collaborations on laboratory information-technology support systems, including combinations of the companies' consulting services to provide counsel on regulatory compliance issues for R&D operations.

 

The Scan

Shape of Them All

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To Boost Women

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Science Papers Describe Approach to Predict Chemotherapeutic Response, Role of Transcriptional Noise

In Science this week: neural network to predict chemotherapeutic response in cancer patients, and more.