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Bioké will distribute Ireland-based Syntec's Medimachine semi-automated homogenizer products in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – RainDance Technologies and Bioke today announced a distribution deal covering parts of Europe.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Bioké has signed an agreement to distribute Trinean products in the Netherlands and Germany, the firms announced today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Bioké and Advanced Cell Diagnostics today announced a distribution deal covering the Benelux region.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Gen-Probe disclosed in its annual 2011 earnings document that it has lost almost $41 million in its investment in Pacific Biosciences as of the end of 2011.

The firm inked deals with distributors in the Netherlands and India.

The European office is the third CST has created outside its home base since 2008. Meanwhile, the restructuring of its PhosphoScan services business is expected to bring in between $10 million and $20 million in revenues in five years.

Publication of He Jiankui's work on gene-edited infants would raise ethical concerns for journals, Wired and others report.

The New York Times reports that evidence linking trauma in one generation to epigenetic effects that influence subsequent generations may be overstated.

ScienceInsider reports that US National Institutes of Health researchers were told in the fall they could not obtain new human fetal tissue.

In PNAS this week: skin pigmentation evolution among KhoeSan, biomarkers for dengue virus progression, and more.