NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - PerkinElmer this week filed a patent infringement suit against MDS, its MDS Analytcial Technologies business, and Life Technologies alleging infringement of claims in five US patents held by PerkinElmer.

The suit, which was filed earlier this week in the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts, claims that the MDS Analytical Technologies/Life Technologies joint venture is infringing the patents through sales of the JV's QSTAR line of mass spectrometers.

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The United Nations is to consider a ban on field testing gene drives at a meeting being held next week, Technology Review reports.

The Associated Press reports that gene-edited food may soon be for sale.

The US Department of Health and Human Services is beginning a series of meetings on human fetal tissue research, Stat News reports.

In Cell this week: epigenetic change linked to glioblastomas, rare and low-frequency variants contributing to multiple sclerosis risk, and more.

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This webinar will demonstrate how a research team at the National Institutes of Health evaluated a novel in situ hybridization approach and applied it to study splice variants related to schizophrenia.