US Patent No. 9,506,845

Methods, systems and devices for multiple single-cell capturing and processing using microfluidics
Dec 08, 2016

Fluidigm has been awarded US Patent No. 9,506,845, "Methods, systems and devices for multiple single-cell capturing and processing using microfluidics."

This year's Breakthrough Prize winners include a pair that developed a therapy for spinal muscular atrophy.

The New York Times reports on how white supremacists misconstrue genetic research, concerning many geneticists.

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