NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Thermo Fisher Scientific reported before the opening of the market on Thursday that its second quarter revenues increased 6 percent, thanks in part to large increases in laboratory products and services revenues and life sciences solutions revenues.

Separately today, Thermo Fisher said that it has signed a deal with Health BioMed to support that company's efforts to develop molecular diagnostic kits for infectious disease and pharmacogenomics screening for the Chinese market.

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