NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Helicos BioSciences cut its second-quarter net loss significantly on lower R&D and SG&A costs, according to the firm's quarterly filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

The Cambridge, Mass.-based firm reported total revenues of $371,000 for the three-month period ended June 30, up from $251,000 for the second quarter of 2008. It said that $213,000 of its revenues in Q2 2009 came from a government research grant, while $158,000 came from product revenue, which primarily consisted of reagent sales.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.

Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.

Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In Science this week: human DNA found in sediments from archeological sites lacking bones, and more.

May
09
Sponsored by
SeraCare

This webinar is the last in a four-part series highlighting real-world examples of how some lab directors are bringing validated next-generation sequencing-based tests to the clinic.