diagnostic instruments

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Swedish firm Addtech Life Science today announced it has acquired BioNordika Holding.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Becton Dickinson today said that it has received both US Food and Drug Administration clearance and a CLIA waiver for its new BD Veritor System for rapid detection of Flu A+B.

The acquisition provides BIT with a manufacturer of OEM diagnostics equipment.

Helix customers can purchase apps that interpret different aspects of their genome, Technology Review reports.

The New York Times reports that a number of companies and research institutes are pursuing gene therapies.

Salmon with shorter telomeres survive to make the trip back to their river homes, New Scientist reports.

In PLOS this week: vaginal microbiome composition, population patterns of Chagas-carrying Rhodnius ecuadoriensis, and more.