Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Free Smartphone App for Gene Research
Thermo Scientific Gene News App Allows Instant, Convenient Access to Specific Gene and Protein Research
More than ever, students, scientists and researchers are turning to smartphones to search for the latest research data


Tuesday, October 9, 2012 8:30 am EDT

ROCKFORD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced the free Thermo Scientific Gene News mobile App for iPhone and Android devices, giving researchers unmatched access to important gene research in the palms of their hands. Scientists can spend less time searching for relevant information and more time on productive research.

“More than ever, students, scientists and researchers are turning to smartphones to search for the latest research data,” said Jeff Lee, commercial director for immunoassay products, Thermo Fisher Scientific. “The Thermo Scientific Gene News App makes it even easier and more convenient to access information that is relevant to their work. Researchers have the freedom to search an area of interest down to a specific gene or protein. The easy-to-use interface and the ability to share the content through email or social media ensure the app is a powerful tool in the laboratory.”

The Thermo Scientific Gene News App allows researchers to monitor articles and news related to their specific areas of interest through their smartphones, and also gives them the ability to:

  • Access up-to-date gene research in an easy-to-read format
  • Customize and bookmark search inquiries
  • Save articles to read at a later time
  • Personalize user preferences such as sorting searches by publication date, journal title, author and/or publication impact
  • Search by keyword and preferred journals
  • Share articles with friends and colleagues via email or social media (Facebook, Twitter)

The Thermo Scientific Gene News App is compatible with iPhone and Android platforms and is available now. Download the Gene News App for iPhone or the Gene News App for Android.

About Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. With revenues of $12 billion, we have approximately 39,000 employees and serve customers within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospitals and clinical diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions and government agencies, as well as in environmental and process control industries. We create value for our key stakeholders through three premier brands, Thermo Scientific, Fisher Scientific and Unity™ Lab Services, which offer a unique combination of innovative technologies, convenient purchasing options and a single solution for laboratory operations management. Our products and services help our customers solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Visit



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