tender offer Roche to Buy up to $2B of Notes The amounts to be purchased of each of six separate classes of notes will be determined in accordance with the acceptance priority level determined by Roche. BD Tells Shareholders to Reject Unsolicited Mini-Tender Offer BD said TRC Capital Investment had made an unsolicited offer to BD shareholders to buy up to 500,000 shares of BD's stock at a price below the current market value. Thermo Fisher Tells Investors to Reject Mini-Tender Offer Thermo Fisher said that it received notice that TRC Capital made an unsolicited mini-tender offer to purchase up to 1 million shares of its stock at $181.75 per share. Abbott Completes Tender Offer for Alere Preferred Stock The offer of $402 per share was made in connection with Abbott's acquisition of Alere, which was completed on Tuesday. Abbott Extends Tender Offer for Alere Preferred Stock Abbott's tender offer to purchase all outstanding shares of Alere's Series B convertible perpetual preferred stock at $402 per share is now scheduled to expire on Oct. 3. Aug 14, 2017 Abbott Extends Timing of Tender Offer for Alere Preferred Stock Jul 27, 2016 LabCorp to Acquire Sequenom for $302M in Cash Apr 20, 2015 Agilent Advises Shareholders to Reject Unsolicited Mini-tender Offer Apr 14, 2015 Roche Owns 57 Percent of Foundation Medicine Common Stock Following Tender Offer Apr 7, 2015 Roche Set to Become Majority Shareholder of Foundation Medicine Apr 2, 2015 Foundation Medicine Approves Roche's Tender Offer Mar 2, 2015 Roche Extends Expiration of Tender Offer for Foundation Medicine Shares Jan 26, 2015 Intrexon to Complete Acquisition of Exemplar Genetics Mar 4, 2013 BGI Extends Offer for Complete Genomics Until March 14 Feb 7, 2013 Still Awaiting Approval by Chinese Agencies, BGI-Shenzhen Extends Offer for Complete Genomics Feb 4, 2013 BGI Extends Offer for Complete Genomics Again Jan 28, 2013 BGI-Shenzhen Extends Complete Genomics Offer Jan 21, 2013 Awaiting Further Approvals, BGI-Shenzhen Extends Offer for Complete Genomics Jan 14, 2013 BGI Extends Expiration Date for Complete Genomics Tender Offer, Gets China OK Nov 1, 2012 Danaher Completes Tender Offer for Iris Oct 30, 2012 Danaher Extends Tender Offer for Iris Due to Storm Oct 17, 2012 Danaher Extends Tender Offer for Iris Apr 18, 2011 Celera Settles Some Suits Related to Quest Diagnostics Acquisition Aug 5, 2009 LabCorp Completes Acquisition of Monogram Premium Breaking News Pediatric Medulloblastoma Subgroups May Benefit from Lower-Dose Radiation Therapy Space Radiation Shows Limited Effects on Mammalian Sperm DNA, Fertility Bluestar Genomics Sues Former Consultant, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Over IP Ownership New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: 10x Genomics, Swift Biosciences, Agilent Technologies, More In Brief This Week: Quantum-Si, TGen, Yale, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Invitae, PGDx, Oxford Nanopore, PacBio, More The Scan Fertility Fraud Found Consumer genetic testing has uncovered cases of fertility fraud that are leading to lawsuits, according to USA Today. Ties Between Vigorous Exercise, ALS in Genetically At-Risk People Regular strenuous exercise could contribute to motor neuron disease development among those already at genetic risk, Sky News reports. Test Warning The Guardian writes that the US regulators have warned against using a rapid COVID-19 test that is a key part of mass testing in the UK. Science Papers Examine Feedback Mechanism Affecting Xist, Continuous Health Monitoring for Precision Medicine In Science this week: analysis of cis confinement of the X-inactive specific transcript, and more.