Qiagen picks up DNA forensics company for $150M
Dutch analytics and research services giant Qiagen has bought the forensic genetics company Verogen for $150 million, the companies announced Monday.
Verogen performs DNA testing on samples from crime scenes, war zones, natural disasters and other non-clinical or research settings. In recent years, criminal investigators and amateur sleuths have used genetic testing to solve cold cases that have remained dormant for years, often using genetic tests combined with large DNA databases to track down suspects.
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