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The effort, which relied on Oxford BioDynamics' EpiSwitch platform, resulted in an assay that researchers believe could be developed into a test to guide therapy selection for patients.

The change will be felt most immediately in Europe, where the Dutch molecular diagnostics company recently secured a CE-IVD mark for its MammaPrint BluePrint kit.

The companies will integrate Agilent's Seahorse XFe96/XFe24 Analyzers with BioTek's Cytation 1 Cell Imaging Multi-Mode Reader.

Advanced Analytical markets CE instruments, reagents, and software for nucleic acid analysis while Lasergen is a next-generation sequencing technology developer.

The firm cited "strong demand for pathology products and companion diagnostics services" for revenue gains in its Diagnostics and Genomics Group.

Some of the biggest players in the life science tools and diagnostics industries including Danaher, Agilent, and Hologic presented on day two of the conference, discussing plans for 2018.

Ireland-based Luxcel is a developer of real-time fluorescence plate reader-based in vitro cell assay kits.

The company beat analyst estimates on both the top and bottom lines, with growth reported in its crosslab, diagnostics and genomics, and life sciences and applied market groups.

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A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.

Researchers have uncovered signals of selection that may enable the Bajau people to free five hundreds of feet deep, Reuters reports.

In Science this week: paternally inherited cis-regulatory structural variants in autism, and more.

A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.