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Bruker's shareholders have re-elected its class 1 directors to serve until the company's 2016 shareholder meeting, including Wolf-Dieter Emmerich; Brenda Furlong; Frank Laukien; and Richard Packer.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Waters today reported that its revenues in the first quarter were up 2 percent year over year, driven by a resurgence in instrument sales, particularly mass spectrometers.

Waters announced this week that it has named the St. John's Research Institute in Bangalore, India, a Center of Excellence.

Thermo Fisher Scientific said this week that two of its facilities have achieved ISO 13485 certification, moving the company forward in its efforts to develop liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry systems for clinical use.

VICAM, a business of Waters, this week introduced its new Myco6in1+ LC/MS/MS immunoaffinity column for detection of mycotoxins.

Bruker last week introduced its benchtop Compact LC-QqTOF mass spectrometer.

Proteomics research continues to be a booming business in China, with the market over the last few years having grown at around 30 percent to 35 percent annually, according to estimates from biotech consulting firm JZMed.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A German court has ruled in favor of Agilent Technologies in a patent infringement case against Waters dating back to 2005, Waters disclosed in its Form 10-K.

Waters this week introduced a number of new products for protein and glycan analysis, including its new Acquity UPLC CSH130 C18 columns, its XSelect HPLC CSH130 C18 columns, and three GlycoWorks kits for glycan labeling and sampl

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Waters today said that fourth-quarter revenues were essentially flat year over year as the firm missed analyst estimates on the top line but beat it on the bottom line.

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At the Lancet, more than two dozen public health researchers condemn the conspiracy theories that have emerged surrounding the source of the COVID-19 outbreak.

The Washington Post reports that Philip Leder, who helped uncover how DNA codes for proteins and studied the role of genes in cancer, has died.

Researchers from Trinity College Dublin and the University of Pittsburgh look into how often de novo genes arise and how important they may be.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: pipeline for genotyping Alu retrotransposon mobile element insertions, previously undocumented non-coding RNAs, and more.