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April 2017

LifeCodexx and Charité to Form Research Alliance

April 12, 2017

Konstanz/Berlin, April 11, 2017 – LifeCodexx AG, a leading European NIPT provider, and the Department of Obstetrics of the Charité have formed a research alliance to intensify research and development of a novel molecular genetic-based [more...]

Microfluidic Chip Can Detect HIV and MRSA

April 9, 2017

A digital illustration of the design of the SIMPLE chip A team of biophysicists and bioengineers in the US have developed a $10, self-powered microfluidic chip that can rapidly detect disease-related RNA or DNA in blood samples. The chip [more...]

No Sugar Coating, But Sweet Nonetheless

April 9, 2017

No sugar coating. (Credit: Christian Böhler, Maria Asplund) Complex neurotechnological devices are required to directly select and influence brain waves inside the skull’s interior. Although it has become relatively easy to [more...]

How to Hack a Cell?

April 9, 2017

The human body is made up of trillions of cells, microscopic computers that carry out complex behaviors according to the signals they receive from each other and their environment. Synthetic biologists engineer living cells to control how [more...]

Microfluidic Device Helps to Detect Myeloma Cells

April 4, 2017

Engineers at MIT have devised a microfluidic technique to capture and count circulating plasma cells from small samples of blood. The technique, which relies on conventional blood draws, may provide patients with a less painful test for [more...]
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