NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Qiagen has acquired CLC Bio, a bioinformatics software company based in Aarhus, Denmark.

The news was first reported on AllSeq's blog. GenomeWeb Daily News independently confirmed the acquisition. A CLC Bio official declined to comment. On deadline, Qiagen did not respond to an e-mail requesting comment.

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The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.

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