NEW YORK, March 22 - Caliper Technologies wants to sell microfluidics chips the way Gillette sells razor blades -- and there is growing evidence that they are succeeding.

”The power in our technology is in the chip, not in the instrument that reads it,” Jim Knighton, Caliper's chief financial officer, recently told GenomeWeb. “This will distinguish us from a lot of current instrument manufacturers we will be competing with.”

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