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Fluidigm of South San Francisco, Calif., has received US Patent No.

University College Dublin of Dublin, Ireland, has received US Patent No. 8,116,551, "Method and system for image analysis." A method for determining the level of expression of objects of interest using an automated image analysis system is claimed.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – HistoRx today said that it has licensed from Yale University a new melanoma assay based on the Aqua technology invented at Yale.

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Life Technologies, Agilent Technologies, Illumina, HistoRx, the United States of America

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Fluidigm's DeltaGene Assays, SNPtype Assays, and Access Array Target-specific Primers; HistoRx's Access Aqua and Aqua Prep Services

The firms will co-develop a new tissue-based imaging and analysis solutions for protein biomarkers.

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Daniel Forche, Heiner Dreismann

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HistoRx adds former Roche CEO Heiner Dreismann to board; Thermo Fisher forms SAB; Sage Science names Paul Ventura as director of sales.

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Parabon NanoLabs is partnering with law enforcement to use genetic genealogy approaches to solve cold cases, Buzzfeed News reports.

A Columbia University-led team used emergency contact information from medical records to create family trees and estimate disease heritability.

In Science this week: ancient Southeast Asian genomes provide insight on human migration, and more.

NPR says a new report recommends that former research chimpanzees should be moved to retirement sanctuaries unless that move would shorten their lives.