Challenges of Developing Paper Based Diagnostic Devices


John Brennan, Professor and Director, Biointerfaces Institute, McMaster University tells us about some of the challenges of developing paper based diagnostic devices.

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The Rise of Salivary Diagnostics

Life In Science

An interview with Dr. David Wong, Felix & Mildred Yip Professor and Director of the Center for Oral/Head & Neck Oncology Research at University of California Los Angeles.

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Lab-on-a-Chip to Help Detect Cancer


In this podcast, we speak to Gustavo Stolovitsky to learn about his career and the work he is doing at IBM Research.

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Disrupted GPS In Alzheimer's Linked To Tau Pathology In Entorhinal Cortex


Pathological Tau kills excitatory neurons on entorhinal cortex leading to misalignment of grid fields and deterioration of spatial cognition.

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Point of Care Diagnostics - A Cautious Revolution


Advances in molecular biology, coupled with the miniaturization and improved sensitivity of assays and devices in general, have enabled a new wave of point-of-care (POC) or “bedside” diagnostics.

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Printing Human Skin

Printing Human Skin

Researchers in Spain have created a prototype 3D bioprinter, which could be used to generate human skin suitable for transplants and research.

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Modular Valve for Microfluidic Chips Developed

A new modular valve for microfluidic chips could help develop rapid, point-of-care diagnostic devices at a much lower cost.

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Funding Boost for STD Test

Atlas Genetics raises $35m in Series D fundraising, which will be used for further development of a test for the detection of Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea.

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Thermo Gets ISO 17025 Accreditation for Microbiology Site

The Thermo Fisher Scientific microbiology manufacturing facility in Wesel, Germany, recently achieved ISO 17025 accreditation, one of the most important standards for calibration and testing laboratories around the world.

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