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May 2016

Acoustic Field Identifies Cancer Cells in Blood

May 28, 2016

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the United States have developed a method to analyze and separate cells from the blood. Ultimately, the method, which goes under the name [more...]

Luminex to Acquire Nanosphere for $58M

May 28, 2016

Molecular diagnostics and life sciences research tools firm Luminex announced today that it will acquire molecular diagnostics company Nanosphere in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $58 million. The transaction values [more...]

Particles Move to the Beat of a Microfluidic Drum

May 9, 2016

A thin vibrating plate can organize microscopic particles within a liquid into different patterns, an effect like that observed in 18th century studies of musical instruments. Figure 1: (Top) When dark particles are placed on the back of a [more...]