BD Biosciences of Billerica, Mass., announced the launch of its BD Pin Tool. The new pin tool fastens to 96- or 384-well fluid handlers, like a standard set of pipette tips. According to the firm, the new product allows for rapid and reliable transfer of both microliter and nanoliter quantites without requiring an intermediate dilution step.
CombiMatrix of Newport Beach, Calif., has launched a new CustomArray Core 67 Cancer Array, enabling researchers to screen and monitor 67 genes that have recently been identified as markers of a variety of cancers.
Applied Biosystems of Foster City, Calif., has launched a new version of its freely available SNPBrowser Software tool, which includes data on 20 million genotypes obtained from 160,000 SNPs typed on 180 individuals across four populations.