By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Growth in its Life Sciences and Diagnostics segment helped Danaher's second-quarter sales expand 15 percent year over year, the company reported today.

Overall, sales increased to $3.71 billion for the three months ended July 1, compared to $3.22 billion a year ago, helped along by a 31 percent increase in its Life Sciences and Diagnostics business, which spiked to $704.8 million from $540.1 million a year ago.

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