NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Abbott today said that its Diagnostics business revenues grew 47 percent year over year in the second quarter, driven by sales in its rapid diagnostics business, which reflect results for Alere acquired in October 2017.

On an organic basis, without rapid diagnostics sales, Abbott's worldwide diagnostics sales increased 7 percent, driven by strong core lab and MDx sales.

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York University researchers find genomic evidence of inbreeding in the yellow-banded bumblebee, according to Reuters.

In its survey of US adults, the Pew Research Center finds that views on the genetic engineering of animals depend on why it's done.

The Scientist reports agricultural researchers are working on a gene-stacking tool.

In Nature this week: statistical method for overcoming case-control imbalance issues, and more.

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