Fluidic Analytics, a Cambridge University spinout, has licensed the technology and plans to commercialize an instrument for the research market in mid-2016.
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 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.
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) — 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.
As the Canadian election season heats up, neither major party has really paid much attention to science, according to Nature News.
BBC News says the uncertainty over Brexit is affecting science funding in the UK.
A new app purports to tell users "how gay" they are by looking at their DNA, but experts tell Futurism that the app is bunk.
In Nature this week: human and great ape cerebral organoids reveal aspects of brain development unique to humans, and more.