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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – OriGene Technologies and SDIX today announced a definitive agreement for OriGene to buy the Life Science assets of SDIX for $16 million.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Eppendorf this week opened its new UK headquarters in the Arlington Business Park in Stevenage.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – SDIX reported after the close of the market on Wednesday that its second-quarter revenues fell 10 percent year over year.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – SDIX reported after the close of the market on Thursday a 15 percent falloff year over year in first-quarter revenues.
The company also announced a deal with a top-10 drug firm to generate monoclonal antibodies against a GPCR target.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – SDIX today reported that its fourth-quarter revenues dipped 13 percent year over year, as its Life Science business dropped 11 percent.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – SDIX reported after the close of the market on Monday that revenues for the third quarter dropped 8 percent year over year.

The company's Life Science business improved 13 percent year over year as it expanded its product offerings and continued to invest in its Genomic Antibody technology.

Sales for its life science business increased 19 percent to $4.5 million, while food safety revenues jumped 28 percent to $1.8 million.

Despite the overall dip in revenues, the firm's life science sales increased 3 percent.

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The New York City medical examiner is overseeing an effort to identify missing persons using DNA, according to the Associated Press.

Nobel laureate Günter Blobel has died at 81, the New York Times reports.

In PNAS this week: mouse model of genetically induced emphysema, gene expression signatures of circulating melanoma cells, and more.

Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.