Illumina to Buy Pacific Biosciences for $1.2 Billion
Illumina to Buy Pacific Biosciences for $1.2 Billion
The purchase adds long-read sequencing to Illumina’s portfolio.
Illumina to Buy Pacific Biosciences for $1.2 Billion
Illumina to Buy Pacific Biosciences for $1.2 Billion

The purchase adds long-read sequencing to Illumina’s portfolio.

The purchase adds long-read sequencing to Illumina’s portfolio.

lab equipment
New US-China Tariffs Could Affect Science
New US-China Tariffs Could Affect Science
Diana Kwon | Jun 27, 2018
The list of imports subject to additional taxes include products used in research, but the effect of the trade dispute is still unclear.
3-D–Printed Ethoscopes Lower Barriers to Large-Scale Fly Behavior Studies
3-D–Printed Ethoscopes Lower Barriers to Large-Scale Fly Behavior Studies
Ruth Williams | Jan 1, 2018
The DIY devices collect data and enable light stimulation, chamber agitation, and gas infusion.
Infographic: A 3-D–Printed Ethoscope
Infographic: A 3-D–Printed Ethoscope
Ruth Williams | Dec 31, 2017
The instrument presents a new option for researchers working on large-scale fly behavior studies.
Thermo Fisher to Acquire FEI
Thermo Fisher to Acquire FEI
Tracy Vence | Jun 1, 2016
In a $4.2 billion deal, the science equipment giant is buying the Hillsboro, Oregon-based electron microscope maker.
Lab Size Study Stirs Debate
Lab Size Study Stirs Debate
Bob Grant | Feb 9, 2015
Do bigger labs churn out more high-impact papers? Not necessarily, according to a new analysis.
Retina Recordings
Retina Recordings
Ruth Williams | Oct 1, 2014
Scientists adapt an in vivo retina recorder for ex vivo use.
Merck Buys Sigma-Aldrich for $17B
Merck Buys Sigma-Aldrich for $17B
Kerry Grens | Sep 22, 2014
Two giants merge as the German drug maker acquires the US-based science supply company.
DIY in the Lab
DIY in the Lab
Jeffrey M. Perkel | Mar 1, 2013
Things break in the lab. Here’s how to protect your equipment, and what to do when it stops working.