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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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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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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Using Nanotechnology To Analyse Catalysis

Using Nanotechnology To Analyse Catalysis

Researchers at the Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen and the ETH, Zurich, have combined to clarify the hydrogen spillover effect.

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MRI Improves Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

Study shows that the use of MRI can reduce the amount of unnecessary biopsies in men with a clinical suspicion of prostate cancer, as well as significantly improve the detection of aggressive cancers.

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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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