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The lab will study how metabolic data can be used in the operating room at St. Mary's Hospital.

Waters, Genomic Health, Bio-Rad, Agilent, and Sigma-Aldrich were among the presenters on the first day of the conference.

The release of a long-awaited protein biomarker test, increased adoption of a major instrument platform, and a pair of proteome mapping milestones marked a year in which several much-anticipated advances in proteomics arrived.

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Jeremy Berg is stepping down from NIGMS, Timothy Triche is named to Wafergen's scientific advisory board, and Uwe Neue has died.

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Waters, Agilent, Dualsystems Biotech, Promega, MS Bioworks, Sigma Life Science

One month after beginning coverage on a number of molecular diagnostics firms, the investment bank initiated coverage on Illumina, Life Technologies, Waters, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and Sigma-Aldrich.

Agilent Technologies' recent announcement that it had shifted to Singapore production of several high-end LC/MS systems was just the latest in a series of decisions by large instrument vendors to move manufacturing to the island nation.

The company's Life Sciences Group reported $431 million in revenues, with all platforms posting double-digit sales increases including a 21-percent rise in liquid chromatography sales led by the strong performance of the 1290 and 1260 Infinity LC lines.

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Marten Winge, Jeremy Nicholson, John Engen, James Scrivens, Julie Leary

In a third quarter earnings call, CEO Douglas Berthiaume said growing demand for the Acuity H-Class UPLC platform helped drive a 9-percent rise in instrument sales year over year, while total receipts increased 9 percent and profit widened 25 percent.

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Researchers trace DNA on a clay pipe found at a former slave site to a population that lives in what is now Sierra Leone, the Washington Post reports.

Two researchers report on their genetic analysis of samples from a shawl thought to belong to a victim of Jack the Ripper, ScienceInsider reports.

Japan is to release rules governing some gene-edited food, according to NHK World.

In PLOS this week: computational strategy for improving gene set analysis testing, miRNAs linked to sleep apnea, and more.