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Nanofluidics – Recent Progress

January 22, 2018

Nanofluidics is the study and application of fluids in and around geometries with nanoscale characteristic dimensions. The field of nanofluidics is not brand-new. Some issues associated with nanoscale fluidics have been occasionally dealt [more...]

Lab-grown Kidney Helps Test New Drugs

January 22, 2018

Figure 1 Draper designed PREDICT-96 so that researchers can easily integrate it into existing lab automation and screening tools. Drug use is extensive in the intensive care units of many hospitals, and although lifesaving, the practice is [more...]

IDEX Corporation to Acquire thinXXS Microtechnology AG

December 13, 2017

IDEX Corporation (NYSE:IEX) announced today the acquisition of thinXXS Microtechnology AG; a leader in the design, manufacture, and sale of microfluidic components serving the point of care, veterinary, and life science markets. Located in [more...]

Vibrating Sensors Could Identify Blood Biomarkers

December 2, 2017

Purdue University researchers have found a method of identifying biological markers in small amounts of blood that they believe could be used to detect a myriad of diseases, infections and different medical conditions at early stages. [more...]

Flow Cytometry Market 2016-2020

November 23, 2017

Flow cytometry is a laser or impedance-based technology used in cell sorting, cell counting, biomarker detection, and protein engineering. Flow cytometry allows for in-depth analysis of cell structures using software. The process starts [more...]

Smoke On the Water, Data in the DNA

November 23, 2017

Scientists can now tweak DNA molecules to store data. (Credit: PASIEKA / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY) In the summer of 1971 Frank Zappa was playing to a packed audience inside Switzerland’s Montreux Casino when a fan threw a flare and set the [more...]

NevadaNano Raises $18 Million in Series B Funding

November 12, 2017

NevadaNano, developer of Molecular Property SpectrometerTM (MPSTM) gas sensing solutions, today announced it has closed $18 million in Series B funding led by Ray Stata, Chairman of Analog Devices with participation from several existing [more...]

New Technology Illuminates Microbial Dark Matter

October 29, 2017

At Stanford University, researchers have used a new microfluidic analysis system to extract 29 novel microbial genomes (the complete set of genetic material) from samples from two Yellowstone National Park hot springs. They extracted the [more...]
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