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The agency is sending an Oxford Nanopore MinIon to the International Space Station to determine if the technology's microfluidic system can work in microgravity.

The aim of the project, called Metafluidics, is to replace cumbersome conventional approaches with a cheaper, faster, and higher-throughput microfluidics platform.

Fluidic Analytics, a Cambridge University spinout, has licensed the technology and plans to commercialize an instrument for the research market in mid-2016.

The new device rotates heating blocks to contact a stationary sample and is meant to be integrated with a plug-and-play digital microfluidics hub.

NeoPrep combines electrowetting technology that Illumina acquired when it purchased Advanced Liquid Logic in 2013 with microfluidics.

The UK Biobank will use Trinean's technology to quantify molecules during the DNA extraction stage of a large genotyping project.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Biocept and Rosetta Genomics said today that they will collaborate in the area of cancer diagnostics.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – UK-based microfluidics developer Dolomite will sell Sphere Fluidics' products under a distribution deal announced by the two firms this week.

This article was originally published May 2.

Researchers from Seattle Children's Hospital, working with Sony subsidiary Micronics, are developing a point-of-care diagnostic to identify and track new influenza strains under a five-year, $5.3 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

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In PLOS this week: RNA-seq, ChIP-seq to determine metformin response; array-based approach to detect protozoa in blood; and more.

Fast Company takes a look at startups in the nutrigenomic space that aim to offer personalized diet advice.

In a glamorous event, the Breakthrough Foundation gave out more than $25 million in prizes to researchers.

Immunotherapy might treat cancer, but it also appears to come with a risk of a number of side effects, the New York Times reports.