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Canon, Sandia, Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique, BioMerieux, North Carolina State University, Corning, Eppendorf Array Technologies, SurModics, Indian Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Japan Science and Technology Agency, University of Chicago, Illumina

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Illumina's Infinium HD FFPE Solution, BioNanomatrix's NanoAnalyzer 1000 System, SurModics' Tridia EP Surfaces, US National Center for Toxicological Research's SNPTrack

As part of the reorganization, its CodeLink microarray slide business will be rolled into its newly created In Vitro Diagnostics division, which "consists of component products and technologies for diagnostic test kits and biomedical research applications" and also includes protein stabilization reagents, substrates, and antigens.

Last week, EGEN said it had extended a collaboration with SurModics to develop a controlled-release system for siRNA delivery. As with its other programs, the company plans to let the delivery route determine the indications it pursues.

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Bioforce Nanosciences, Fluidigm, SurModics, Affymetrix

The firm's new Oracle 3D glass nanowell microarray substrates are targeted towards customers that use protein arrays for research, in drug discovery, and, potentially, in the clinic.

In PLOS this week: genetic study of breast cancer in Egyptian families, mutations linked to cleft lip and palate, and more.

Council Bluffs, Iowa, schools are encouraging more girls to pursue STEM courses, according to the Associated Press.

Because of new open-access requirements, Gates Foundation-funded researchers can't publish in some top journals, Nature News reports.

In Science this week: deletion of one microRNA allows pluripotent stem cells to form embryonic and non-embryonic lineages, and more.