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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Agilent Technologies today announced a collaboration with scientists from the University of Toronto's Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research to create a comprehensive metabolomics multiple-reaction monitoring library and methodology.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Thermo Fisher Scientific today reported a 33 percent jump in revenues year over year for the second quarter, boosted by a sharp increase in its Life Sciences Solutions segment.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Certain Agilent Technologies mass spectrometers and liquid chromatography instruments now support Premier Biosoft's SimGlycan glycomics software as part of a deal announced today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Two research teams reported on mutational patterns present in gastric cancer in Nature Genetics.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Empiriko will use Interchim's mass spectrometry-based technology to perform drug metabolism studies as part of a partnership between the companies announced today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Waters today reported an 8 percent spike year over year in its fourth quarter revenues as the firm beat the average Wall Street analyst estimates on the top and bottom lines.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Thermo Fisher Scientific today said that revenues for the third quarter rose 3 percent year over year as it narrowly beat the consensus Wall Street estimates on the top and bottom lines.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Shimadzu USA Manufacturing said today it has obtained ISO 13485 certification for the manufacture of high performance liquid chromatographs and liquid chromatograph-mass spectrometry systems.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Agilent Technologies has signed a definitive agreement to buy assets from ABC Instrumentacion Analitica, the two companies announced today.
Financial and other terms were not disclosed.

Teledyne Buying CETAC

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Teledyne Technologies this week announced that its subsidiary Teledyne Instruments has reached an agreement to buy the assets of SD Acquisition, which does business as CETAC Technologies.

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Researchers describe a way to share data while keeping it secure, Agence France Presse reports.

In Science this week: genetic mutations typically associated with esophageal cancer are common in older, healthy individuals, and more.

India's Council of Scientific and Industrial Research has a new director-general, according to ScienceInsider.

A new study links more than a hundred genes to autism spectrum disorder, Discover's D-brief blog reports.