Challenges of Developing Paper Based Diagnostic Devices

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

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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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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