Simultaneous qual-quan workflows generate significantly more data than many conventional mass spec assays, posing a challenge for vendors of ensuring that their software offerings keep pace with the expanded capabilities of their hardware.
The separations products company plans to buy the mass spec analysis software maker for at least $3 million.
The deal, valued at more than $3 million, would provide NuSep with BioInquire's ProteoIQ software, which helps customers identify proteins separated by mass spec instruments.
The firm will use the funding to develop its proteomics software platform.
Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.
Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.
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With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.