Point of Care Diagnostics - A Cautious Revolution

Article

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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What Tears Can Tell Us About Our Nutritional Health

Article

Adrienne R. Minerick, Associate Dean for Research & Innovation, College of Engineering, Michigan Technological University, tells us about the potential that tears can offer as an indicator of nutritional health.

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Challenges of Developing Paper Based Diagnostic Devices

Video

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

Podcast

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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Neurodegeneration Linked To Concussion

Neurodegeneration Linked To Concussion

Researchers provide evidence that mild traumatic brain injury is associated with greater neurodegeneration and reduced memory performance in people genetically at risk of Alzheimer's Disease.

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Making Strides in Sickle Cell Disease Research

The world's largest sickle stem cell disease library will contain a diverse range of samples that can be used to study the disease and develop therapeutics.

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'Molecular Barcode' Predicts Ebola Outcome

The likelihood of a patient surviving or dying from Ebola virus can be accurately predicted by analyzing the expression of a small number of genes.

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Uncovering the Origin of Cancer

Mapping gene expression in single cells may allow researchers to study how cancerous tumors begin.

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