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Thermo Fisher said that IntegenX complements and enhances its existing human identification product portfolio.

Advanced Analytical markets CE instruments, reagents, and software for nucleic acid analysis while Lasergen is a next-generation sequencing technology developer.

The Spectrum Compact instrument.

The firm's target market for the instruments will include existing customers in the forensics and food testing spaces.

Timothy Kupferschmid

OCME's Department of Forensic Biology recently started testing next-generation sequencing for forensic applications.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — DxTerity Diagnostics has begun commercializing blood sample collection products and a multiplex PCR reagent kit.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – PerkinElmer has signed an agreement to serve as the exclusive global distributor for Sebia's Capillarys 2 Neonat Fast system for labs conducting newborn screening.

COLD SPRING HARBOR, NY (GenomeWeb) — By tracing mutations in hypermutable polyguanine repeats located in intergenic regions, researchers have been able to reconstruct the phylogenies of patients' cancers, giving insight into how metastases develop.

NEW YORK, GenomeWeb − Life Technologies has become a partner in two research projects, the Saudi Human Genome Program and the International Barcode of Life (iBOL) project, the company said this week.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – AB Sciex today announced that it is combining its Eksigent chromatography business with the capillary electrophoresis unit of its fellow Danaher stablemate Beckman Coulter.

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Direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies have offered to test families separated at the southern US border, but that raises ethical issues.

CNBC reports that confirming a positive result from 23andMe's BRCA health report can be expensive.

The New York Times reports on a project to develop a tree DNA database to uncover illegal logging.

In PLOS this week: links between gut microbiome and colorectal cancer mutations, targeted sequencing uncovers genetic susceptibilities to epilepsy in Koreans, and more.