By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – ADA Technologies today announced it has received a $70,000 contract from the US Army to develop a "lab-on-a-chip" technology to identify biological hazards in complex matrices.

The contract is for Phase 1 research into the development of the sampling platform, which will be used to identify hazards such as toxins, viruses, vegetative bacteria, and spores in matrices including blood, soil, food, and water.

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