NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Laboratory Corporation of America today reported fourth quarter revenue growth of around 2 percent, but it fell short of Wall Street estimates on the top and bottom line.

The clinical lab giant reported total revenues of $1.44 billion for the three months ended Dec. 31, up from $1.41 billion for the fourth quarter of 2012 but below the average analyst estimate of $1.45 billion.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

In Nature this week: association between genome-wide homozygosity and traits like height and cognitive ability, improved CRISPR-Cas9 editing, and more.

A survey examines how age, political leanings, and more influence how Americans view certain scientific topics, the Associated Press reports.

A researcher who pleaded guilty to making false statements in research reports has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison and must pay $7.2 million back to the NIH.

The BabySeq project to study the risks and benefits of sequencing newborns is underway.