NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Nexus Biosystems has acquired Aurora Biotechnologies for an undisclosed sum, Poway, Calif.-based Nexus said in a statement today.

Aurora makes high-performance microplates for use in sample storage, high-throughput screening, and cellular imaging. Nexus said that Aurora's technologies will complement its automated sample management systems, including its new -80degC BioStore line of sample management systems.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

In Nature this week: omic analysis of permafrost microbes, hookworm genome, and more.

Biologists turn to environmental DNA sampling to determine whether elusive or invasive species are shedding DNA in a given area.

Rob Knight writes at Scientific American that microbiome studies are about to break out of the laboratory.

Harold Varmus, the director of the National Cancer Institute, has announced that he is stepping down after nearly five years.