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Diagnovus has developed a suite of oncology and gastroenterology tests using PCR, next-generation sequencing, and gene expression analysis.

Roche Diagnostics announced today it has purchased a technology portfolio for microdissection of slide-mounted tissue sections from AvanSci Bio.

Laboratory Corporation of America has acquired forensics and DNA identification services firm Bode Technology Group.

Moody's assigned a provisional Baa2 rating to the proposed offering and affirmed BD's Prime-2 short-term rating.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Cepheid said after the close of the market on Wednesday that it has reached an agreement to acquire the customer relationships of its former distribution partner, the Laboratory Supply Company, for $21 million.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – PDI said after the close of the market Wednesday that its Interpace Diagnostics subsidiary will enter the molecular diagnostics market through the acquisition of two microRNA-based from Asuragen.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Sequenom said after the close of the market Friday that it has sold its bioscience business, which includes its MassArray system, to Agena Bioscience for $31.8 million.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Response Genetics today announced it has acquired the "key assets" of Pathwork Diagnostics, including its US Food and Drug Administration-cleared and Medicare-reimbursed test for diagnosing metastatic, poorly differentiated, and undifferentiated cancer.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BioReference Laboratories said today that it will acquire certain assets of Edge Biosystems, a reagents and sequencing services company.

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A new study finds that three dimensional facial scans may be able to aid in diagnosing rare genetic diseases.

The Lancet and the New England Journal of Medicine have retracted two COVID-19 papers due to concerns about the data used in their analyses.

Lawmakers plan to introduce a bill that aims to prevent the theft of US-funded research, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In Science this week: analysis of ancient Caribbean islanders' genomes suggests at least three waves of migration into the region,  DNA barcoding of microbial spores, and more.