Illumina Buys Liquid Logic

San Diego-based biotech equipment provider Illumina has acquired Advanced Liquid Logic, a provider of liquid handling solutions, the firm said yesterday. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Advanced Liquid Logic (ALL) develops microfluidics technology, which precisely manipulates small droplets within a sealed disposable cartridge to perform complex laboratory protocols. Illunina said the buy will help it deliver its next generation sequencing workflow products.