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Thermo Electron Corporation has signed an agreement to acquire laboratory equipment provider Jouan SA for 110.9 million euros (currently USD $124 million) in cash plus the assumption of approximately 7.1 million euros (USD $8.0 million) of consolidated net debt.
Roche and Igen International Inc. jointly announced that they have reached definitive agreements to resolve their long-running dispute on the rights to Igen's electrochemiluminescence (ECL) technology used by Roche's diagnostics division.
NextGen Sciences Ltd., a company developing and manufacturing platform technologies for protein research, and LabVantage Solutions, Inc.
GE Medical Systems Information Technologies, the healthcare IT business of General Electric Company, and Triple G Systems Group announced that GE Canada Enterprises Company (GE), a wholly-owned subsidiary of General Electric Company, has completed the acquisition of Triple G.
Accelrys, a wholly owned subsidiary of Pharmacopeia, Inc.and active member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork, announced a strategic agreement in which Accelrys will embed Oracle technology into their Discovery Studio family of products.
Researchers at the University of California-San Francisco say they may have found a promising solution. They've developed a faster, more reliable test for identifying the disease, possibly even in living cows. Current tests can only detect the disease after the cow dies.
Tripos and United Devices announced plans to grid-enable Tripos' virtual screening applications to operate on United Devices' grid computing platform.
Bio-Rad Laboratories has entered into a research, supply and co-marketing agreement with Cell Signaling Technology (CST). Under this exclusive collaboration, Bio-Rad will develop multiplex bead-based assays for its Bio-Plex suspension array system using antibodies developed and validated by CST.
LION bioscience AG announced an agreement with the European Patent Office (EPO) for its SRS software and for LION SolutionCenter Professional Services. The EPO has licensed LION's SRS to assist in the review and approval of patent applications in the life sciences area.
The Alzheimer's Association and Intel Corporation today announced the formation of a consortium to spur development of technologies for the home to help people with Alzheimer's disease.
Linux Networx announced its support of the new Intel Itanium processors, the Itanium 2 processor at 1.40 GHz with 1.5MB L3 cache and the Low Voltage Intel Itanium 2 processor at 1.0 GHz with 1.5 MB of L3 cache.
The University of Texas at Austin and IBM Research, based on support from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), will collaborate to produce an adaptive, high-performance microprocessor.
EMC Corporation announced support for Oracle Database 10g with EMC Automated Networked Storage systems and software.
Dell Chairman and CEO Michael Dell designated CGG (Compagnie Generale de Geophysique) as a Dell Center for Research Excellence, citing the company's innovative use of technology in the field of seismic research for oil and gas exploration.