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.

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is considering using DNA tests to determine relatedness between adult and child migrants, the Daily Caller reports.

Bloomberg reports that Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics plans to offer a treatment it is developing under the "right to try" law for hundreds of thousands of dollars.

In Nature this week: expansion of disease-resistance genes among long-lived oak trees, and more.

In a proof-of-concept study, researchers report being able to determine age from dried bloodstains, Discover's D-brief blog reports.