Partek Incorporated, a leader in bioinformatics software, announced the signing of a distribution agreement with Life Technologies Corporation, a provider of next-generation DNA sequencing technology.
Affymetrix, Inc. reported its operating results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2010. Total revenue for the fourth quarter was $84.9 million, as compared to total revenue of $88.8 million in the fourth quarter of 2009.
Scientists have found in initial tests that a regulatory RNA called miR-429 may be successful in inducing metastatic or spreading cancer cells to convert back to a less metastatic, non-invasive form.
Researchers have identified a regulatory defect that drives lupus. Correcting the defect may represent an effective therapeutic approach to systemic lupus erythematosus-like autoimmune disease.
RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation, a leader in RNAi-based therapeutic discovery and development, announced that it has initiated a development program for RXI-109 with a goal of submitting an IND in the second half of 2011.
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health and the University of Hong Kong have discovered that high levels of a particular protein in cancer cells are a reliable indicator that a cancer will spread.
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. reported a larger fourth-quarter loss as it spent more money to develop its hepatitis C drug candidate telaprevir, along with a potential cystic fibrosis treatment and other drugs.
Hamilton Robotics introduces a 1 mL 96-channel pipetting head for its MICROLAB STAR and NIMBUS liquid handling workstations. Incorporating Hamilton’s CO-RE technology, the new 1 mL multi-pipetting head offers a higher dynamic pipetting range.
Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the addition of the BenchBot Robot to its line of automated microplate handling equipment. The BenchBot is a mid-sized microplate handler designed to meet the automation workflow needs of diverse laboratories.
Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the launch of the AssayMAP Bravo platform and protein purification cartridges, a fully automated solution for high-throughput protein sample preparation and purification.
LabAutomation2011, the world’s leading conference and exhibition on emerging laboratory automation technologies, welcomed 4,407 participants from around the world to the Palm Springs Convention Center, Palm Springs, CA, USA, January 29-February 2, 2011.
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.'s newly released EpiQ chromatin analysis kit is a real-time PCR assay for the rapid quantitative assessment of chromatin structure.
DNAnexus, Inc. announced the availability of a comprehensive set of new informatics tools that enable life science researchers to efficiently analyze and manage large-scale genomic variation datasets in a cloud-based workflow.
Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. announced a collaboration with the John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics to develop automated protocols for exome capture and library preparation workflows.
Eli Lilly and Company and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) announced that they have signed an agreement to fund early-stage research that could enable patients with type 1 diabetes to regenerate insulin-producing cells destroyed by the disease.