financial guidance BioMérieux Q3 Revenues Increase 11 Percent, Firm Raises 2021 Guidance The firm now expects sales to grow between 4 percent and 7 percent in 2021, up from a previous estimate of neutral to mid-single-digit percent growth. Danaher Q3 Revenues Rise 23 Percent, Beat Wall Street Estimates The firm's revenues were driven by almost a 30 percent increase in the diagnostics segment and almost a 25 percent increase in life sciences. Roche Diagnostic Revenues Grow 38 Percent in First Nine Months of 2021 on Strong POC Test Sales The firm continued to see strong growth in COVID-19 testing sales and recovery in its base business. Thermo Fisher Scientific Expects 12 Percent Revenue Growth in 2022 The guidance for next year assumes, among other things, $6.0 billion in revenue from clinical research services provider PPD, which Thermo Fisher is set to acquire this year. LumiraDx, CA Healthcare Acquisition Revise Merger Terms to Lower Equity Value of Combined Company The firms said that lowering the pro forma enterprise value of post-merger LumiraDx is expected to make the new company more attractive to investors. Breaking News Delic Partners With GT Research for Genetic Analysis of Cannabis, Psychedelic Mushrooms Indivumed, Biognosys Expand Partnership to Offer Immunopeptidomics Insights Multiomic Study Identifies Drivers of Severe COVID-19 in Patients Under 50 Without Comorbidities Yourgene H1 2022 Revenues More Than Double Gencove Raises $10M in Series A Financing Blueprint Genetics, BioMarin to Offer Genetic Testing for Skeletal Dysplasia in Europe, Middle East The Scan Should've Been Spotted Sooner Scientists tell the Guardian that SARS-CoV-2 testing issues at a UK lab should have been noticed earlier. For Martian Fuel Researchers have outlined a plan to produce rocket fuel on Mars that uses a combination of sunlight, carbon dioxide, frozen water, cyanobacteria, and engineered E. coli, according to Gizmodo. To Boost Rapid Testing The Washington Post writes that new US programs aim to boost the availability of rapid at-home SARS-CoV-2 tests. PNAS Papers on Strawberry Evolution, Cell Cycle Regulators, False-Positive Triplex Gene Editing In PNAS this week: strawberry pan-genome, cell cycle-related roles for MDM2 and MDMX, and more.