NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Nanosphere today reported revenues in the second quarter jumped 155 percent year over year on new customer placements of the VerigeneSP system.

Total revenues for the three months ended June 30 came in at $1.3 million, up from $509,000 a year ago, but short of the consensus Wall Street estimate of $1.4 million. The firm pre-announced revenues last month.

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 Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), who chairs the Senate health committee, will be retiring at the end of his term, Stat News reports.

UCSF researchers find that having two X chromosomes may contribute to women's longer lifespans, according to Discover's D-brief blog.

The Wall Street Journal reports on the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's use of genetic approaches to study foodborne illnesses.

In PNAS this week: immune cell profiling of wild baboons by social status, metabolomics profiling of esophageal tumors, and more.

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