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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.

The British company has announced the results of two studies showcasing the ability of its EpiSwitch platform to diagnose and stage breast cancer and ALS patients.

Patients with PD-L1-expressing gastric or gastroesophageal junction tumors can now be identified for potential treatment with Keytruda using Agilent's assay.

The company's PD-L1 IHC 28-8 pharmDx diagnostic can now be used in cases of urothelial carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.

The company's biggest revenue increase this quarter came from its diagnostics and genomics group, though its other businesses also posted increases.

Population Genetics was formed to commercialize the IP portfolio of Sydney Brenner focused on high sensitivity and high specificity NGS detection.

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BBC News says the uncertainty over Brexit is affecting science funding in the UK.

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In Nature this week: human and great ape cerebral organoids reveal aspects of brain development unique to humans, and more.