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Thomas Bachmann

Bruker BioSpin Group President Thomas Bachmann is resigning from Bruker, effective in July in order to become the president and CEO of the Eppendorf Group. He will remain president of Bruker BioSpin until the end of the second quarter and start his new position no later than Aug. 1, Bruker said in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. Bruker will begin a search for his successor. Bachmann has been president of Bruker BioSpin since August 2013 and a member of Eppendorf's supervisory board since 2013.  

The Scan

Interfering With Invasive Mussels

The Chicago Tribune reports that researchers are studying whether RNA interference- or CRISPR-based approaches can combat invasive freshwater mussels.

Participation Analysis

A new study finds that women tend to participate less at scientific meetings but that some changes can lead to increased involvement, the Guardian reports.

Right Whales' Decline

A research study plans to use genetic analysis to gain insight into population decline among North American right whales, according to CBC.

Science Papers Tie Rare Mutations to Short Stature, Immunodeficiency; Present Single-Cell Transcriptomics Map

In Science this week: pair of mutations in one gene uncovered in brothers with short stature and immunodeficiency, and more.