WHO ups coronavirus mortality rate to 3.4%
The World Health Organization (WHO) has raised its estimate of the mortality rate of patients infected with the novel coronavirus to 3.4% globally, up from a 2.3% death rate made in previous estimates. Read More
Agilent launches new microarrays for cytogenetic testing
Agilent Technologies has unveiled three new microarrays to support pre- and postnatal research by cytogenetic laboratories. Read More
Thermo Fisher set to acquire Qiagen after all in $11.5B deal
After an on-and-off courtship, Thermo Fisher Scientific announced it is set to acquire Qiagen in a deal worth $11.5 billion. The transaction will give Thermo Fisher access to Qiagen's molecular diagnostics expertise and potentially lead to faster development of diagnostic tests. Read More
Waters debuts new products at Pittcon 2020
Waters has introduced three new analytical products that support the development of next-generation, high-performance materials at Pittcon 2020 in Chicago. They include the Discovery X3 differential scanning calorimeter, Discovery Hybrid rheometers, and the TAM IV Micro XL isothermal microcalorimeter. Read More
Exum launches new spectrometer at Pittcon 2020
Exum Instruments is showing its first product offering, the Massbox, at Pittcon 2020 in Chicago from March 3-5. The Massbox is a laser ablation laser ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometer. Read More
zPredicta partners with LabCorp for cell cultures R&D
LabCorp and zPredicta have partnered to promote the use of 3D cell cultures for drug research and development. Read More
Menarini Silicon upgrading 2 systems
Menarini Silicon Biosystems has announced the company will upgrade its CellSearch and DEPArray systems to help advance clinical research into liquid biopsy. Read More
LabVantage debuts new data system, software service
Lab informatics company LabVantage Solutions has added a fully integrated scientific data management system to the 8.5 edition of its LabVantage laboratory information management system. The company is also now offering a software-as-a-service option. Read More
Pressure BioSciences opens CBD processing demo lab
Pressure BioSciences announced on February 27 the official opening of a new demonstration lab dedicated to processing CBD at its South Easton, MA, facility. Read More
Twist Bioscience partners with Miroculus on clinical products
Synthetic biology company Twist Bioscience announced on February 25 that it has initiated a collaboration with digital microfluidics developer Miroculus for target enrichment and sample library preparation kits. Read More
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