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Microfluidic Methods for Molecular Biology

September 6, 2016

Book Description Amazon Link | Springer Link Authors: Lu, Chang, Verbridge, Scott S May 15th, 2016 Springer  Summary This book covers the state-of-the-art research on molecular biology assays and molecular techniques enabled or enhanced [more...]

Cepheid Agrees To Be Acquired By Danaher Corporation

September 6, 2016

 Cepheid (NASDAQ: CPHD) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR) under which Danaher will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Cepheid common stock for $53 per share in cash, [more...]

Using Light to Control Genome Editing

September 5, 2016

MIT researchers have added an extra layer of control to the CRISPR gene-editing approach, by making the system responsive to light (Image credit: MIT News) The genome-editing system known as CRISPR allows scientists to delete or replace [more...]

Super-resolution 3-D Microscopy Images Cells

September 5, 2016

Using a new 3-D super-resolution instrument, researchers captured this visualization of a “primary cilium,” the antenna of the cell. (Photo courtesy of Huang et al./Cell) A new ultra-high resolution “nanoscope” is [more...]

Can Microfluidic Device Help to Make Instant Wine?

September 5, 2016

Phillippe Renaud, left, and Daniel Attinger make a tiny toast with wine from Attinger’s microfluidics fermenter, front and center. How does it taste? Meh, Renaud says. (Photo credit: Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) For [more...]

A Graphene Window to Better Microfluidics

September 5, 2016

Working with protein microcrystals can be an enormously challenging endeavor. Aside from their extremely small size, microcrystals can be delicate, difficult to handle, and susceptible to radiation damage from x-ray diffraction studies. [more...]

Portable Microscope Could Speed Sepsis Detection

September 5, 2016

A portable microscope, developed as part of a scalable, point-of-care, label-free microarray platform, may offer more rapid detection of sepsis and other infections caused by bacteria, ultimately saving millions of lives each year. The [more...]
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