Agilent Technologies reported a 32 percent rise in its fiscal second-quarter revenues year over year, with its Life Sciences segment seeing a 39 percent jump driven, in part, by more than 20 percent growth in sales of its mass spectrometry and liquid chromatography platforms.

Life Science revenues were $464 million, up from $334 million in Q2 of last year. Overall, the company posted revenues of $1.68 billion for the quarter, up from $1.27 billion a year ago and beating analyst estimates of $1.6 billion.

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