ProteinSimple Bio-Techne, 908 Devices Partner on Protein Characterization The firms said that pairing Bio-Techne's Maurice icIEF protein separation instrument with 908 Devices' ZipChip platform enables a workflow that increases scientists' drug development efficiency. Bio-Techne Agrees to Buy ProteinSimple for $300M NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Bio-Techne today announced a deal to buy protein analysis technology firm ProteinSimple for $300 million in cash. People in the News: Joe Keegan, Chris van Ingen Premium ProteinSimple has appointed Joe Keegan and Chris van Ingen to its board of directors. Keegan was previously the CEO of ForteBio and Molecular Devices. New Products: Quanterix Launches Simoa Instrument and More Premium Quanterix this week launched a commercial, research-use-only version of its Single Molecule Array, Simoa, platform. People in the News: Terry Salyer Joins ProteinSimple and More Premium ProteinSimple said this week that it has hired Terry Salyer as vice president of sales. Oct 14, 2011 Stanford Scientists Using Phosphoprotein Profiling to Predict Oncogene Addiction, Drug Response Premium Sep 21, 2011 UBS Global Life Sciences Conference, Day 2: Cepheid, Complete Genomics, ProteinSimple, Luminex, Response Genetics Breaking News Pediatric Medulloblastoma Subgroups May Benefit from Lower-Dose Radiation Therapy Space Radiation Shows Limited Effects on Mammalian Sperm DNA, Fertility Bluestar Genomics Sues Former Consultant, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Over IP Ownership New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: 10x Genomics, Swift Biosciences, Agilent Technologies, More In Brief This Week: Quantum-Si, TGen, Yale, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Invitae, PGDx, Oxford Nanopore, PacBio, More The Scan Fertility Fraud Found Consumer genetic testing has uncovered cases of fertility fraud that are leading to lawsuits, according to USA Today. Ties Between Vigorous Exercise, ALS in Genetically At-Risk People Regular strenuous exercise could contribute to motor neuron disease development among those already at genetic risk, Sky News reports. Test Warning The Guardian writes that the US regulators have warned against using a rapid COVID-19 test that is a key part of mass testing in the UK. Science Papers Examine Feedback Mechanism Affecting Xist, Continuous Health Monitoring for Precision Medicine In Science this week: analysis of cis confinement of the X-inactive specific transcript, and more.