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The newly independent firm will continue to invest in diagnostics by bringing its menu of PCR tests for infectious diseases to the US and other markets, among other objectives.

The firms will develop new business opportunities, exchange technical expertise, and integrate their software and hardware systems.

The Sentosa SX101 instrument has been approved by the Taiwan Food and Drug Agency for in vitro diagnostic use.

Labcyte and the University of Helsinki's Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland have expanded their partnership to include multiple new applications.

The firms will collaborate on creating and co-marketing array technologies for research and clinical diagnostics.

The partners will develop multiplex tests to detect human pathogens in 75 minutes on Grenier's PCR-based Genspeed Test System.

The University's Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland will incorporate Labcyte's Echo acoustic liquid handling technology into multiple workflows.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Cancer Institute has awarded Labcyte $1 million to create a process for detecting cancer-associated proteins in samples, the company announced today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Illumina's second quarter revenues rose 23 percent year over year, the company announced after the close of the market on Tuesday.
Separately, it also announced it has acquired liquid handling solutions firm Advanced Liquid Logic for up to $96 million.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Coastal Genomics announced that it has licensed from the BC Cancer Agency exclusive rights to a liquid handling automation technology.

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Parabon NanoLabs is partnering with law enforcement to use genetic genealogy approaches to solve cold cases, Buzzfeed News reports.

A Columbia University-led team used emergency contact information from medical records to create family trees and estimate disease heritability.

In Science this week: ancient Southeast Asian genomes provide insight on human migration, and more.

NPR says a new report recommends that former research chimpanzees should be moved to retirement sanctuaries unless that move would shorten their lives.