NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Singapore-based VolitionRx today announced it has raised about $1.2 million, which will be used to support further development of its diagnostic test kits.

The firm, which is developing blood-based diagnostic tests for cancer using its nucleosomes technology, raised about $1 million through a private placement of 582,510 shares for $1.75 per share. Each share entitles the holder to one share of common stock and one warrant to purchase half a share of common stock at $2.60 per share, valid for four years.

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York University researchers find genomic evidence of inbreeding in the yellow-banded bumblebee, according to Reuters.

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