NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – PositiveID said today that it will collaborate with NASA's Ames Research Center to test the Firefly Dx detection system as a platform for biological research and commercial development.

Under the new Space Act Agreement, NASA will assess the potential ground and space applications of Firefly Dx, while PositiveID will improve the hardware for extreme environments, such as Department of Defense field applications, PositiveID said.

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