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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 Science this week: metagenomic-based technique for determining protein structure, and more.

An academic laments the rise of narcissism in the sciences, the Guardian reports.

Outgoing FDA commissioner Robert Califf writes in an editorial that the agency can help boost innovation.

The Trump transition team has asked NIH Director Francis Collins to remain at his post, though it's unclear for how long that will be.