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Single-cell analysis, next-generation sequencing, and synthetic DNA have all been crucial to efforts to find antibodies that could neutralize SARS-CoV-2.

Danaher President and CEO Thomas Joyce will retire in September and will be replaced by Rainer Blair, the current executive VP of the life sciences division.

The flow cytometry-based assays were developed by Menlo Park, California-based IncellDx to run on Beckman Coulter instrumentation.

The company's life sciences revenues were up 6 percent while its diagnostics business grew almost 7 percent.

Danaher's life sciences revenues grew 6 percent, while its diagnostics revenues rose nearly 5 percent, including an increase of more than 20 percent at Cepheid.

The investment bank gave Danaher a Neutral rating and a $148 price target on the firm's shares, while it gave Agilent an Overweight rating with an $83 price target.

Cytobank provides a cloud- and machine learning-based software platform for multi-parametric single-cell data analysis, sharing, and archiving.

The Life Sciences business grew 10 percent year over year, while the Diagnostics business inched up 1 percent.

Labcyte has developed an acoustic droplet ejection technology called Echo that uses sound energy for the contactless transfer of samples and reagents.

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Nobel laureates and scientific societies urge NIH and the Department of Health and Human Services to revisit the recent decision to end funding for a coronavirus grant.

Bloomberg reports that BGI's SARS-CoV-2 testing sites in the Middle East have raised concerns among US officials.

A new Pew Research Center poll finds confidence in medical researchers has grown among US adults since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

In Science this week: machine learning algorithm for faster Mendelian disorder diagnoses, gene linked to safe response to nitrogen-containing bisphosphonates, and more.