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The company reported revenues of $490.2 million, up from $443.7 million in Q2 2018 and beating the consensus Wall Street estimate of $477.8 million.

At the recent ASMS annual meeting, vendors including Bruker, Sciex, and Thermo Fisher Scientific presented new versions of the fast-growing mass spec technique.

New instrument releases at this week's meeting reflected proteomics' increased emphasis on throughput and the continuing spread of ion mobility technology.

Bruker signed a codevelopment and comarketing agreement with PreOmics for sample prep, and a partnership with Genedata for proteomics software.

The company also announced that its board of directors has authorized payment of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.04 per share of its common stock.

The firm said total revenues rose to $461.4 million from $431.7 million in the first quarter of 2018, beating analysts' consensus estimate of $450.1 million.

Based on PCR technology acquired from Hain Diagnostics, the test and platform enable rapid detection of TB, as well as assessment of antibiotic resistance.

The firm said the purchase will allow it to better provide software tools to customers in the chemistry, pharmaceutical, and analytical laboratory markets.

The company reported revenues of $553.6 million, up from $530.5 million in Q4 2017, and beating the average analyst estimate of $544.6 million.

Among the firms presenting, 10x noted that it doubled its revenue growth in 2018, and Myriad discussed the impact that new tests are having on its growth.

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Holden Thorp is to be the new editor-in-chief of Science and its related journals.

A genetic analysis of salmon scales collected over the course of a century points to a sharp decline in the number of fish returning each year to river in British Columbia, CBC reports.

Adelaide University has suspended the head of an ancient DNA lab as its investigation of workplace bullying continues, Australia's ABC News reports.

In PNAS this week: gene expression profiles of adipocyte subtypes, computational approach for improving plant expressome analysis, and more.