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This week, Bina Technologies released the Bina Annotation Platform, a new cloud-based addition to its genomic analysis product suite.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Waters today reported that its revenues in the first quarter were essentially flat year over year, due to slower than expected growth in Asia and delays in the release of capital budgets in the US.

Mayo Medical Laboratories said this week that it has begun offering mass spec-based serum thyroglobulin testing using SISCAPA technology.

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Waters this week released its new Progenesis QI for Proteomics software package.
The software supports all common LC-MS data formats and enables quantification and identification of proteins as well as analysis and visualization tools.

Bruker this week launched its new Autoflex Speed MALDI TOF/TOF mass spectrometer.

Waters this week introduced its new Acquity UPLC M-Class system, a nano- to microscale UPLC system rated for 15,000 psi operation.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Waters today reported an 8 percent spike year over year in its fourth quarter revenues as the firm beat the average Wall Street analyst estimates on the top and bottom lines.

Several major mass spec vendors took the stage this week at the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco, highlighting strong sales of recent instrument launches and sketching out potential future directions for their businesses.

Researchers at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz have devised a data-independent acquisition mass spec method that uses ion mobility drift times to improve precursor fragmentation efficiency and, consequently, protein identifications.

Agilent this week awarded Chinese Academy of Sciences researcher Junying Yuan an Agilent Thought Leader award in recognition of her research in cellular biology and neurodegenerative diseases.

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New results from the NASA Twins Study indicate that the immune system may rev up when in space, the Washington Post reports.

Kelvin Droegemeier, the new science advisor, spoke at the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting, Geekwire reports.

In PNAS this week: whole-genome assembly for the white shark, paper-based microfluidic method for detecting the malaria parasite, and more.

The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.