NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – UK-based microfluidics developer Dolomite said today that it will collaborate with the Danish firms Bioneer and OptoRobotix in a European Union-funded effort to develop a new stem cell handling device.

The consortium has received €820,100 ($1.1 million) from the EU's Eurostars program to fund the two-year project, which aims to develop a microfluidic tool that could be used in molecular biology, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical applications.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

In PLOS this week: gene fusion in premature ovarian failure, population patterns in the Franciscana dolphin, and more.

A National Science Foundation-funded project aims to give researchers access to a network many times faster than the Internet.

Bioethicists weigh the idea of charging patients to take part in clinical research, coming down against the approach.

Cornell's Christopher Mason and his colleagues correct their New York City microbiome study to emphasize "the difference between matching fragments of DNA from a species and a pathogen."