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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Rosetta Genomics today said it has received full payment from Sanra Laboratories to settle a dispute over Sanra's purchase of Parkway Clinical Laboratories from Rosetta in 2009.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Genetic Technologies today said that it has reached a settlement with Roche 454 Life Sciences over alleged infringement of Genetic Technologies' primary non-coding DNA patent.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Becton Dickinson said today that it and Hologic's Gen-Probe business have settled a patent dispute, and the company has been granted a license from Gen-Probe to make, use, and sell certain products that BD had been accused of infringing.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sequenom and ArcticDx have settled their IP dispute, Sequenom disclosed in its Form 10-Q filed on Thursday.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – KeyGene and Floragenex today said that they have agreed to end a legal dispute and have entered into a licensing agreement covering sequence-based genotyping technology.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Genetic Technologies today announced it has executed a Covenant Not to Sue and Release agreement with transplant diagnostics firm One Lambda.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cellectricon and Fluxion Biosciences announced today they have settled a legal dispute dating back to 2009 in which Fluxion was accused of patent infringement.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cepheid said after the close of the market Tuesday that it has reached a settlement with Abaxis over litigation the firms had filed against each other a couple of yeasr ago.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life Technologies and Biosearch Technologies have reached a settlement agreement and are asking a federal court to dismiss lawsuits the companies filed against each other for alleged patent infringement.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Helicos has outlicensed seven of its patents related to single molecule sequencing technology to Intelligent Bio-Systems for $1.6 million, according to documents filed by Helicos this week with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates more people get sick and die from drug-resistant germs than previously thought, the Washington Post reports.

According to the Associated Press, three universities and a healthcare institution are sharing a gift of $1 billion.

New rules seek to limit the type of scientific and medical research that can be used to guide public health regulations, the New York Times reports.

In Nature this week: FreeHi-C approach simulates Hi-C data from interacting genome fragments, and more.