GE to acquire Thermo Fisher units for $1.06 bn
General Electric plans to acquire cell research divisions from Thermo Fischer Scientific for $1.06 billion to boost the conglomerate's health unit, the companies announced Monday.
New forensic technique for identifying cloth fibers
Crime-scene investigators may soon have a new tool to help them catch evildoers. Researchers have demonstrated the proof-of-principle for a new forensic technique to identify individual fibers of cloth, which often all look ...
Thermo Fisher to buy Life Technologies for $13.6B (Update)
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. has offered to pay about $13.6 billion to buy genetic testing equipment maker Life Technologies in a cash deal that will create a giant company serving research and specialty diagnostics.
Thermo Fisher reportedly nears deal for Life Tech
(AP)—Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is reportedly nearing a deal to buy Life Technologies Corp., a maker of genetic testing equipment, for almost $12 billion.
EU approves Thermo Fisher buy of Life Technologies
European regulators have approved scientific instrument maker Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.'s $13.6 billion acquisition of Life Technologies Corp., on the condition that they divest parts of their businesses.