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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Proteomics-based diagnostics firm Ascendant Dx today said that it closed on a $2 million funding round, which will support clinical trials for and commercialization of its tears-based breast cancer detection test.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Advion today said that it has inked a distribution agreement with Konik Group covering Spain, Portugal, and South America, excluding Brazil.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Advion today said that its expression compact mass spectrometer has been integrated with liquid chromatography systems from Agilent Technologies.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Advion today said that it has signed an agreement with Valtex International for distribution of the firm's expression compact mass spectrometer in Russia.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Advion today announced the appointment of Scientifix as the exclusive distributor for its expression compact mass spectrometer in Australia.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life sciences and consumables firm Advion continued on its expansion into the international markets today announcing a deal with Yair Technologies for the distribution of Advion's expression compact mass spectrometer in Israel.

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has released the results of a genetic ancestry analysis, the Boston Globe reports.

Retraction Watch's Ivan Oransky and Adam Marcus report that Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital have recommended that more than 30 papers from a former researcher be retracted.

Thomas Steitz, who won the 2009 chemistry Nobel Prize for his ribosome work, has died, the Washington Post reports.

In PLOS this week: mechanisms for genes implicated in coronary artery disease, rumen microbes and host genetics influence cow methane production, and more.