Scientists have been laboring to detect cancer and a host of other diseases in people using promising new biomarkers called exosomes Indeed Popular Science magazine named exosome based cancer diagnostics one of the 20 breakthroughs ... - Read More
UNSW Australia chemists have invented a new type of tiny lab on a chip device that could have a diverse range of applications including to detect toxic gases fabricate integrated circuits and screen biological molecules ... - Read More
A portable instrument that replaces a full size laboratory provides accurate multi element analysis in less than a minute Engineers from the A*STAR Institute of Materials Research and Engineering and colleagues at the University of ... - Read More
In developing nations rural areas and even one's own home limited access to expensive equipment and trained medical professionals can impede the diagnosis and treatment of disease Many qualitative tests that provide a simple yes ... - Read More
Out in the wilds or anywhere off the grid sophisticated instruments small enough to fit in a shirt pocket will one day scavenge power from sunlight body heat or other sources to monitor water quality ... - Read More
to multiplex the device and detect many pathogens at once ” They have demonstrated clinically useful sensitivity on samples containing Rickettsia conorii a bioterrorism threat that causes Mediterranean spotted fever and others are on the ... - Read More
Miniaturized laboratory on chip systems promise rapid sensitive and multiplexed detection of biological samples for medical diagnostics drug discovery and high throughput screening Using micro fabrication techniques and incorporating a unique design of transistor based ... - Read More
Researchers have demonstrated a new technology that combines a laser and electric fields to create tiny centrifuge like whirlpools to separate particles and microbes by size a potential lab on a chip system for medicine ... - Read More
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