microfluidics-based diagnostics

The company has built a small and rugged system boasting 20-minute qPCR reactions and plans to expand the platform for other types of diagnostics.

The non-profit group is interested in improving manufacturing efficiencies to make point-of-care diagnostics more accessible. 

Twelve hospitals will use the company's assays to screen vulnerable patients for genes from multi-drug resistant organisms.

Researchers hope to advance the technology to support an assay to help personalize oral cancer treatment by avoiding the development of mucositis.

The partners will leverage IME's rare cell isolation technology, a microchip containing a microfabricated filter membrane to isolate and enrich fetal cells from maternal blood.

The portable analyzer runs an RT-qPCR-based Ebola assay and takes about 75 minutes to detect the presence of the virus from whole blood.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Molecular diagnostics company Rheonix today announced a joint development agreement with Life Technologies aimed at a molecular testing platform for the applied markets.

Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.

A phylogenetic analysis indicates two venomous Australian spiders are more closely related than thought, the International Business Times reports.

In Science this week: CRISPR-based approach for recording cellular events, and more.

A new company says it will analyze customers' genes to find them a suitable date, though Smithsonian magazine says the science behind it might be shaky.