NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Bruker said on Thursday that it has acquired Berlin-based JPK Instruments for an undisclosed amount.

JPK provides microscopy instrumentation for biomolecular and cellular imaging, as well as force measurements on single molecules, cells, and tissues.

As such, JPK provides Bruker with expertise in live-cell imaging; cellular mechanics, adhesion, and molecular force measurements; optical trapping; and biological stimulus-response characterization, Bruker said.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

The United Nations is to consider a ban on field testing gene drives at a meeting being held next week, Technology Review reports.

The Associated Press reports that gene-edited food may soon be for sale.

The US Department of Health and Human Services is beginning a series of meetings on human fetal tissue research, Stat News reports.

In Cell this week: epigenetic change linked to glioblastomas, rare and low-frequency variants contributing to multiple sclerosis risk, and more.