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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life Technologies reported after the close of the market on Thursday that a jury has found it guilty of infringing Enzo Biochem's patents and awarded Enzo $48.6 million.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Verinata Health today announced it is suing Ariosa Diagnostics and Laboratory Corporation of America for patent infringement.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sequenta said today it has received CLIA certification for a clinical test based on in its immune repertoire sequencing-based technology called LymphoSight.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Ariosa Diagnostics today said it is partnering with The Fetal Medicine Centre to offer its Harmony Prenatal Test in the UK.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BGI has partnered with GENNET, a Prague-based center for genetics, fetal medicine, and assisted reproduction, to offer its non-invasive fetal trisomy test, NIFTY, in the Czech and Slovak Republics.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life Technologies today said that it has signed a licensing and supply deal with VelaDx providing the Singapore-based firm rights to develop clinical diagnostic tests on Life Tech's Ion Personal Genome Machine platform.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Women's health diagnostics company Inex Innovations Exchange announced today a partnership with BGI to create a next-generation sequencing facility in Singapore to offer molecular genetic tests.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Pathogenica today announced that it has signed a co-marketing pact with Life Technologies for sequencing-based diagnostic tests targeting hospital-acquired infections.

The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey's Institute for Genomic Medicine is now offering two sequencing-based tests: one for cystic fibrosis carrier testing and another to identify mutations in the mitochondrial genome of children suspected of having a mitochondria

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Sequenom today announced that it has signed several distribution deals outside of the US that will expand access to the firm's MaterniT21 PLUS testing service outside the United States.

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Science reports that a new White House Office of Management and Budget memo rescinds previous ones that helped research institutions deal with pandemic-related closures.

Researchers report on a concerning strain of the H1N1 swine flu virus found among pigs in China, Agence France Presse reports.

The Associated Press reports that US officials are considering allowing pooled COVID-19 testing.

In Genome Research this week: Y chromosome gene expression analysis, de novo mutations rise with paternal age in rhesus macaques, and more.