Proposed Biosite-Beckman Merger Clears Antitrust Hurdle
 
Biosite said this week that the waiting period required under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 had expired without a request from the US Federal Trade Commission for additional information about Biosite’s proposed merger with Beckman Coulter, removing one hurdle from the $1.55 billion deal to proceed.
 

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In PLOS this week: grey wolf population genomics, mutations associated with lung adenocarcinoma survival, and more.

An opinion piece at Bloomberg discusses China's stance on genomic research.

Genetic ancestry testing can affect a person's sense of identity, the New York Times Magazine writes.

Nebula Genomics is launching its genome sequencing service for free for people who provide certain information about themselves, the Boston Globe reports.

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