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On a currency-neutral basis, quarterly revenues increased about 1 percent compared to the same quarter last year.

On an adjusted basis and at constant exchange rates, revenues increased 2 percent year over year, led by consumables and instrument revenues across all customer classes.

The Houston-based firm said that it would offer the technology as part of its service business first, followed shortly by a kit launch.

The funds from Oxford Finance and Silicon Valley Bank will be used for R&D and commercialization of Labcyte's liquid handling systems.

The company is preparing for the fourth quarter launch of its Aries sample-to-answer system and assays, as well as its NxTag Respiratory Pathogen Panel.

Methods and compositions for DNA fragmentation and tagging by transposases
Helicase dependent isothermal amplification using nicking enzymes
Mutational analysis
Method for amplifying nucleic acids
Compositions, methods and kits for nucleic acid synthesis and amplification
Determination of KIR haplotypes associated with disease

In PNAS this week: genomic study of group B Streptococcus evolution, selection on the X chromosome in great apes, and more.

Changing the fat and fiber content of people's diets affects their gut microbiome, metabolome, and colon cancer risk, researchers say.

Broken links are found throughout academic publications, and some services are trying to combat such link decay.

Nick Stockton at Wired says that a pause in studying genome-editing tools should be used to find a path forward.