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27 04, 2016

Siemens Healthcare and Thermo Fisher Team Up to Boost Molecular Testing

By |April 27th, 2016|Siemens Healthcare, Thermo Scientific|Comments Off on Siemens Healthcare and Thermo Fisher Team Up to Boost Molecular Testing

Clinical laboratories utilize molecular diagnostics for early and more accurate detection of disease. Molecular testing involves measurement and analysis of DNA and RNA at the molecular level to detect changes in biochemical pathways. The aim of performing these tests is to determine the location of a disease and its activity. One of the most recent [...]

24 07, 2015

Thermo Fisher to Acquire Research Chemicals Maker Alfa Aesar

By |July 24th, 2015|Reagents, Thermo Scientific|Comments Off on Thermo Fisher to Acquire Research Chemicals Maker Alfa Aesar

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO), the leading manufacturer of innovative laboratory equipment and specialty diagnostics, recently signed an agreement to buy Alfa Aesar, a global manufacturer of research chemicals for $405 million (£256 million) in cash. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions including regulatory approvals and is expected to be completed by the [...]

11 08, 2014

FDA Authorizes Use of PCR Test for Ebola Diagnosis

By |August 11th, 2014|Ebola, Thermo Scientific|Comments Off on FDA Authorizes Use of PCR Test for Ebola Diagnosis

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) based test for the diagnosis of the Ebola Zaire virus. The FDA has authorized the use of this unapproved Ebola virus test under a special emergency-use provision. A technique widely used in molecular biology, PCR testing allows for accurate [...]

3 07, 2014

Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces New Mass Spectral Library

By |July 3rd, 2014|Thermo Scientific|Comments Off on Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces New Mass Spectral Library

Thermo Fisher Scientific, the leading manufacturer of quality laboratory supplies, announced its high resolution accurate mass (HRAM) spectral library at the 62nd ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics that was held at the Baltimore Convention Center from June 15-19. This new data tool is designed to help laboratories analyzing environmental, clinical research/toxicological and [...]