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Qiagen's partnership and merger agreement with NeuMoDx may help it compete with high-volume molecular testing vendors such as Abbott, Hologic, and Roche.

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.

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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.