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Cell Smasher

February 18, 2017

Real-time on chip mechanical analysis with micro hammer(Image credit: UCSB) The world’s tiniest hammer will allow UCSB researchers to get a cellular-level understanding of what happens when force [more...]

Bio-Rad to Acquire RainDance Technologies

January 22, 2017

Bio-Rad Laboratories has agreed to acquire RainDance Technologies for an undisclosed price, the companies said today (Jan 16th 2017).  “The company’s droplet-based solutions will extend our [more...]

Multiregional Brain on a Chip

January 22, 2017

Image of the in vitro model showing three distinct regions of the brain connected by axons. (Credit: Disease Biophysics Group/Harvard University) Harvard University researchers have developed a [more...]

A New Technique Speeds Up Genetics

January 22, 2017

A microfluidics device used for the SMiLE-seq technique. (Credit: Alina Isakova) Scientists at EPFL have developed a technique that can be a game-changer for genetics by making the characterization [more...]

3-D Antibody Arrays Offer Better Sensing

January 11, 2017

MIT chemical engineers discovered that they could force antibodies and other proteins to form layers by attaching each protein to a polymer tail. The proteins and polymers repel each other, so the [more...]
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