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The firms will combine Thermo Fisher's mass spec systems with Evosep's liquid chromatography to develop high-throughput clinical proteomic methods.

Bio-Rad tallied net sales of $551.5 million compared to $500.1 million in Q1 2017, driven by growth in both its Life Science and Clinical Diagnostics businesses.

The guidelines are the first to attempt to specify which drugs are appropriate to test for routinely, guideline authors say.

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Using consumer taste ratings, genomics, and metabolomics, researchers are starting to catalog genetic variants behind tasty tomatoes.

Phenomenex, a privately held manufacturer of consumables for the separation sciences, will operate as a standalone business and will retain its brand. 

Researchers created a method to identify individual humans using proteins found in hair, correlating single amino acid polymorphisms to non-synonymous SNPs.

Researchers tracked one individual's brain imaging patterns, physical features, blood metabolomics, gene expression, and more.

The firms will share instrument control drivers for chromatographic equipment and expertise to integrate their respective hardware and software.

The company sold the technology and assets to Edge BioSystems as part of an ongoing effort to divest legacy non-core businesses and product lines.

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In PLOS this week: ancient steppe bison mitochondrial genome, proteomic study of Sauvignon Blanc grapes, and more.

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Customers might want to consider what they might learn about their risk of diseases like Alzheimer's before snagging the genetic testing kits that are on many gift guides this year, NJ.com writes.

The Wall Street Journal reports there is uncertainty surrounding whether He Jiankui's embryo editing did what he said it did.

Stat News reports that the pause on procuring fetal tissue for intramural US National Institutes of Health research will soon affect additional labs there.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of the invasive fall webworm, amp of constrained coding regions within the human genome, and more.