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SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 8 – Investors are expected to take a “back to basics” approach to genomics during 2001 as they seek companies that are generating revenues from fully developed technologies, Rob Olan, a life science technology analyst at JP Morgan H&Q, said Monday. 

NEW YORK, Jan 8 -   After protein chip maker Ciphergen announced its fourth quarter revenues would be 10 to 15 percent lower than it had originally exp

This story was corrected on January 17 to more accurately reflect Packard BioScience’s microarray strategy. The company has cancelled plans to sell DNA chips, not microarrays, as previously reported.

ALL ACROSS the technology universe the topic of conversation (or is it cries of grief?) is the Nasdaq. Not the market so much, but the index.

NEW YORK, Jan 5 – Senomyx has licensed Incyte's gene sequence databases to discover genes involved in taste, olfaction, and the detection of pheromones, the companies said Friday.

NEW YORK, Jan 5 – Proteomics company Structural Bioinformatics said Friday it has appointed Ian McDonald as vice president of drug discovery. McDonald was previously senior director of chemistry at Merck Research Laboratories.

NEW YORK, Jan 5 - Packard BioScience has decided to terminate its collaboration with Aclara BioSciences in which it was to be the exclusive distributor of Aclara’s Arteas LabCards, a microfluidics array technology, the companies said Friday.

NEW YORK, Jan 5 – Genomics Collaborative, a SNP-detection company, said Friday it has appointed Michael Dougherty as president and chief operating officer.

NEW YORK, Jan 5 - Lion Bioscience said Friday it has reached an agreement to license its cDNA clone collection, arrayTAG, together with its annotation database, arrayBASE, to Germany’s Max Planck Gesellschaft’s biomedical research institutes. Under th

NEW YORK, Jan 5 – Following its recent licensing deal with Affymetrix for low and medium density microarrays, Genomic Solutions is planning to expand its presence in this field through offering six different specialty GeneMap arrays in combination with its

NEW YORK, Jan 5 – Lynx Therapeutics announced Friday that Craig Taylor has been named chairman of its board of directors.

NEW YORK, Jan 4 - Large Scale Biology Corporation said Thursday that it has completed the first version of its human proteome database, the Human Protein Index v1.0. 

NEW YORK, Jan 4 - Informax said Thursday increased sales of Genomax and Vector NTI software would help to drive up fourth quarter revenues to $5.3 million while new bookings of $6.7 million in the quarter would generate strong revenues in the future. In a conference call to dis

This story has been updated from a previous version. NEW YORK, Jan 4 - Incyte Genomics said Thursday it would make a financial contribution to the

NEW YORK, Jan 4 – Structural proteomics company Syrrx said Thursday it has entered into a five-year strategic alliance with the Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation (GNF).

NEW YORK, Jan 4 – Third Wave Technologies said Thursday it had licensed its Invader genotyping system to Fairview University Medical Center in Minneapolis for a genotyping study to be sponsored by the NIH.  Terms of the deal were not disclosed, although

NEW YORK, Jan 4 – Affymetrix has granted Genomic Solutions a non-exclusive license to commercialize low and medium density microarrays, the companies announced Thursday.

NEW YORK, Jan 4 - MIT's Whitehead Institute has purchased Sequenom’s MassArray system for use in its high-throughput SNP genotyping projects, Sequenom said Thursday.

NEW YORK, Jan 4 - Phylos, a privately held proteomics company that wants to develop the first high-throughput protein chip, announced Thursday that it had raised $25.1 million in a round of private financing. The Lexington, Mass.-based company's principal investors include Three

NEW YORK, Jan 4 - Life sciences product maker Promega is planning to step into the increasingly busy SNP analysis arena by launching its Readit SNP scoring reagent system in Ap

NEW YORK, Jan 4 – Scientists at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center in Clay Center, Neb.

NEW YORK, Jan 3 – Orchid BioSciences has granted PerkinElmer’s Life Sciences unit an exclusive license to its SNP-it single base primer extension technology for SNP scoring, the companies announced Wednesday.

NEW YORK, Jan 3 - Israel’s Weizmann Institute of Science has signed DoubleTwist as the first commercial licensee for its GeneCards Encyclopedia, a web-based interface that offers biomedical information about the structure and function of human g

NEW YORK, Jan 3 – Lexicon Genetics has agreed to use its knockout mouse technology to validate drug targets for Abgenix’ human antibody therapeutics, the companies announced Wednesday.

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Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

In Science this week: combining genomics and ecology to better understand the effects of natural selection on evolution, and more.