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TOF mass spec took center stage this week at ASMS with vendors including Waters, Agilent, and Bruker releasing new TOF machines and Thermo Fisher Scientific launching its Q Exactive instrument aimed at the Q-TOF market.

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ASMS Focus: New Products from Agilent, Waters, Bruker, Thermo Fisher Scientific

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Brandon Ruotolo, Frank Witney, Kevin King, Ronald DePinho, John Mendelsohn, Lynda Chin

The companies will co-market mass spectrometry tools with characterization software.

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According to Matthew Kuruc, COO of PIN member ProFact Proteomics, the network aims to help smaller firms offer complete solutions similar to those increasingly provided by large instrument vendors and to popularize non-mass spec-based proteomics workflows.

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Arthur Moseley, David Lemus, Rainer Metternich, William Curry

According to President and CEO Douglas Berthiaume, LC and mass spec instrument sales both grew at rates of over 20 percent as the company saw "continued rapid uptake" of its Acuity H-Class UPLC and Xevo mass spectrometry systems.

Analysts revised EPS and revenue estimates as well as target prices following earnings releases on Tuesday by Illumina, Life Technologies, Waters, and Becton Dickinson.

During a conference call, CEO Douglas Berthiaume said that while there have been no significant effects so far of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami on Waters, the potential for an adverse impact remained.

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Mainichi reports that 43 percent of Japanese individuals said they did not want to eat agricultural products that had been modified using gene-editing tools.

Two US Department of Agriculture research departments are moving to the Kansas City area, according to the Washington Post.

Slate's Jane Hu compares some at-home genetic tests to astrology.

In PLOS this week: analysis of polygenic risk scores for skin cancer, chronic pain GWAS, and more.