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.

An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.

In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.

Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.