The first leg of Agilent's defense in the mass spec patent infringement suit leveled at it by PerkinElmer fell this month, with the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts denying the company's motion to dismiss the case.

This motion denied, the case will now likely turn on Agilent's claims that the patents PerkinElmer charges it has infringed upon are indistinguishable from other, expired patents, and therefore are not entitled to protection.

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Researchers find that a personalized medicine approach could help people who experience pain while taking statins, New Scientist reports.

US National Science Foundation is continuing its responsible research conduct training policy despite its flaws, ScienceInsider reports.

A CRISPR-themed meeting explored how the tool could and should be used, Wired reports.

In Science this week: database of proteins' effects on cancer, targeted error correction sequencing, and more.

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