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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Nanosphere reported after the close of the market Wednesday that its full-year revenues more than doubled and it trimmed its annual loss.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Carl Hull is leaving Hologic earlier than planned, the company announced after the close of the market on Tuesday.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – SeraCare Life Sciences announced late on Thursday a reorganization of its business after selling off certain segments.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A day after its chairman's re-election was blocked and its CEO resigned, Genetic Technologies named a new chairman and acting CEO today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Quest Diagnostics today said that it has launched a reorganization of the firm that includes the creation of two new business groups and the elimination of approximately 400 to 600 management positions.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – UK miniaturized mass spectrometry platform development company Microsaic Systems today announced that revenues more than doubled year over year during the first half of 2012.
The company also announced the appointment of Colin Jump as its new CEO.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Hologic provided an update on its pending $3.7 billion acquisition of Gen-Probe after the close of the market on Wednesday, saying the deal is expected to be completed on or about Aug.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Accelr8 today announced that it has received shareholder approval, met all closing conditions, and completed a transaction that will bring in a $35 million investment.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – GE today said that it has named Sue Siegel, a former president of Affymetrix, to serve as CEO of its healthymagination initiative.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Accelr8 today announced an investment group plans to invest up to $35 million into the company to support further development and commercialization of its BACcel platform.

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A University of California, Los Angeles-led team has found turning off the CCR5 gene could improve recovery after a stroke, according to Scientific American.

South Dakota lawmakers are to weigh a bill aimed at teaching the strengths and weaknesses of scientific concepts, the Associated Press and KEVN-Black Hills Fox report.

In Science this week: the synthetic genetic system hachimoji, and more.

Thermo Fisher Scientific says it will no longer sell machines in China's Xinjiang region, according to the Wall Street Journal.