Bio Developments

Thermo Fisher Acquires Life Tech for $13.6B

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Thermo Fisher Acquires Life Tech for $13.6B

By Zachary Brennan

Thermo Fisher Scientific has agreed to purchase genetic testing equipment maker Life Technologies for $13.6B in one of the biggest acquisitions of the year.

FDA Faces Uncertainty with Sequester, Continuing Resolution

FDA Faces Uncertainty with Sequester, Continuing Resolution

By Zachary Brennan

The US FDA’s ability to inspect facilities, trial sites, and deal with all but its most pressing priorities will be restricted by mandatory government spending cuts according to the Alliance for a Stronger FDA.