chromatography Thermo Fisher Signs Comarketing, Research Agreements for Mass Spec Applications The company signed separate agreements with Newomics, Advanced Electrophoresis Solutions, and the University of Sheffield involving its mass spec and other technologies. German Nucleic Acid Sample Prep Startup Rides COVID-19 Testing, Automation Waves Premium The company's nucleic acid extraction kits have offered labs relief from COVID-19-related shortages of traditional silica-based bind-wash-elute assays. Calibre Scientific Acquires Canadian Life Science Canadian Life Science distributes a range of consumables for chromatography including liquid and gas chromatography columns as well as sample prep products. Danaher to Buy GE Biopharma for $21.4B Danaher is financing the deal with $3 billion from an equity offering, cash on hand, and proceeds from an issuance of debt and/or new credit facilities. Agilent Q1 Revenues Up 6 Percent The firm's diagnostics and genomics group saw a 13 percent year-over-year revenue increase in the first quarter. Jun 5, 2018 Thermo Fisher, Evosep Partner for Clinical Proteomics May 8, 2018 Bio-Rad Q1 Revenues Rise 10 Percent Jan 18, 2018 AACC Drug Testing Guidelines Take Steps Toward Reducing Excessive Drug Panel Testing Jan 26, 2017 Genetic Variants Affect Tomato Flavor Through Sugar Production, Other Pathways Oct 12, 2016 Danaher Acquires Chromatography Consumables Firm Phenomenex Sep 7, 2016 Proteins in Human Hair Could Identify Unique Individuals Dec 11, 2015 MyConnectome Study Takes 'Phenome-Wide' Approach to Understanding Brain Function Nov 5, 2015 Agilent, Thermo Fisher Ink Chromatography Instrument Control Exchange Agreement Sep 9, 2015 Transgenomic Sells Ion Chromatography Assets for $2.1M Jun 11, 2015 Waters Partners With Agilent, Chang Gung University Apr 29, 2015 Metabolomic Study Uncovers Obesity-Related Urine Signature Feb 18, 2015 PerkinElmer, Waters Team on Chromatography Products Jul 9, 2014 Waters to Create Laboratory in China for Pharmacopoeia Standards Jul 24, 2013 Agilent, Temasek Polytechnic Collaborate on Product Safety with Creation of New Lab May 29, 2013 Agilent, Shimadzu Exchange Chromatography Instrument Drivers Feb 25, 2013 Agilent, Florida International Developing Screening Methods for Designer Drugs Oct 23, 2012 UT Arlington, Shimadzu Scientific Instruments Create New Research Institute Apr 9, 2012 PerkinElmer, TPM Biotech Ink Deal for Halal Food Certification Jan 14, 2011 Thermo Fisher Scientific Extends Tender Offer for Dionex Jan 10, 2011 Thermo Fisher's Acquisition of Dionex Clears Antitrust Waiting Period Load More Breaking News Children With Autism May Have Underdeveloped Gut Microbiomes, Metagenomic Analysis Finds Kiromic BioPharma Acquires InSilico Solutions Bio-Rad Laboratories, 10x Genomics Settle IP Lawsuits, Sign Global Cross-Licensing Agreement Scope Fluidics Obtains CE Mark for PCR-Based SARS-CoV-2 Panel MeMed COVID-19 Prognostic Test Receives CE Mark ERS Genomics Licenses CRISPR IP to Japan SLC The Scan Dropped Charges The US Justice Department has dropped visa fraud charges against five Chinese researchers, according to the Wall Street Journal. More Kids The Associated Press says Moderna is expanding its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine study to included additional children and may include even younger children. PNAS Papers on Rat Clues to Human Migration, Thyroid Cancer, PolyG-DS In PNAS this week: ancient rat genome analysis gives hints to human migrations, WDR77 gene mutations in thyroid cancer, and more. Purnell Choppin Dies Purnell Choppin, a virologist who led the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has died at 91, according to the Washington Post.