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The investment bank said NeoGenomics and its clients are likely to benefit from a product portfolio expanded by the acquisition of Clarient.

There were more winners than losers in the 2015 GWDN Index, but some lost big.

The bank downgraded Quidel's shares to market perform and trimmed its Q4 revenue forecast due to a mild flu season.

The investment firm has added the three companies to its US Life Science Tools & Diagnostics coverage while upping Hologic to an Equal Weight rating.

Mizuho and William Blair downgraded Bruker, following the resignation of CFO Charles Wagner, who was noted for his role in implementing a turnaround at the company.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Investment bank Piper Jaffray on Thursday initiated coverage of Veracyte with an overweight rating on the firm's stock and a $21 price target.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Investment bank Piper Jaffray has initiated coverage of PerkinElmer with an Overweight rating and a $46 price target.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Following a spike in Life Technologies' share price after a report that the company may be searching for a buyer, investment firm William Blair today downgra

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Mizuho Securities analyst Peter Lawson today downgraded the stock of Becton Dickinson from Buy to Neutral.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Goldman Sachs today resumed coverage of Danaher with a Neutral rating and a 12-month price target of $57.

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Two researchers have found that behavioral genetic defenses in criminal cases don't tend to affect outcomes, according to Popular Science.

Researchers report that while host genetics influence the oral microbiome, they don't appear to affect cavity-causing microbes, the Economist says.

Pandas' gut microbiomes change as what they eat changes with the seasons, writes Discover's Inkfish blog.

In PLOS this week: comparative genomic study of malaria-linked macaque parasite, search for apple root reference genes, and more.