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This Week in Science

In Science this week: new mutagenic chain reaction method, call for discussion on genome engineering ethics, and more.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Bio-Rad Laboratories announced after the close of the market on Thursday a commercialization deal with Lamprogen.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – TriLink BioTechnologies said today that it has inked a licensing deal with Li-Cor Biosciences covering labeling of nucleic acids with near-infrared dyes.

BD Buys Sirigen

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Becton Dickinson announced today that it has acquired Sirigen, a maker of polymer dyes that are used in flow cytometry and other technologies.

In Vitro will distribute AnaSpec's peptides, fluorescent dyes, antibodies, and other products throughout Europe.

Cancer Genetics will incorporate Enzo's fluorescent dyes in its nucleic acid products for cancer research.

CNBC reports that Amazon invested in the startup Grail as it sees an opportunity for its cloud computing company in genomics.

Lawrence Krauss writes at Slate that science is needed for good public policy and should not be ignored.

Researchers are working on re-making the yeast genome from scratch, according to the Associated Press.

In Cell this week: functional profiling of Plasmodium genome, a self-inactivating rabies virus, and more.