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Lab on a CD Disk-Like Device

June 20, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT Makerspaces Microfluidics Devices
Makerspaces are publically accessed R&D facilities for which users pay a fee, like a health club membership. [MORE]

Smart Contact Lens for Diabetes and Glaucoma Monitoring

June 20, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

New Contact Lens Senses Glaucoma and Diabetes
This piece reports on smart contact lenses developed by two university labs in South [MORE]

Eppendorf’s Mini Bioreactor

June 20, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Eppendorf AG’s DASbox® Mini Bioreactor System
While this piece is an advertisement for a commercial product, it merits special mention for [MORE]

Inhaled Insulin for Treating Alzheimer’s

June 20, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nasal Spray
For several years, diabetes researchers and Alzheimer’s researcher have suspected that AD may actually be a fourth kind of [MORE]

Automating Rare Genetic Disease Diagnosis

June 20, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA
Computational biologists at Cambridge University and King Abdullah University of Science and Technology have written an algorithm called “PHenomeNET Variant [MORE]

MIT’s Microfluidics Device to Detect Plasma Cells

June 13, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT Multiple Myeloma Microfluidics
Multiple myeloma comes from a proliferation of white blood cells (plasma cells) that result in overproduction of [MORE]

Rapid Protein Screening

June 13, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Rapid Screening Machine
Biochemists at Penn State have developed a method for rapid screening of proteins (even in living cells) that [MORE]

CRISPR Diagnostics for Infectious Diseases

June 13, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT Professors Collins and Zhang SHERLOCK Developers
CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing has been thought to be most useful in altering DNA, rather [MORE]

Combination Virus and Human Antibodies to Deal with Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

June 13, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Lysibodies
Unlike a killer asteroid heading toward Earth, the toll of antibiotic resistant bacteria can be seen coming—or actually having come [MORE]

Nanoparticles Reprogram Immune Cells

June 13, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanoparticles Reprogram Immune Cells
Here’s a good question: can nanoparticle technology transform immunotherapy for cancer? From researchers at the Fred Hutchinson [MORE]

Urine Test for Ovarian Tumors

June 13, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT Nanoparticles Detect Ovarian Cancer in Urine
By the best methods currently, the smallest detectable ovarian tumor has already reached 1 [MORE]

Nanoparticle Nasal Spray

June 6, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nasal Spray
Compared to injecting a drug into the blood stream for treating problems beyond the blood-brain barrier, a nasal spray [MORE]

New Progress with Antisense Oligonucleotides

June 6, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Reversing Ataxia in Mice
Ataxia, in its most severe form and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis share the same symptoms of life-threatening, deteriorating [MORE]

“Spray Painting” Biomaterials to Repair Hearts

May 30, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Spray Painted Heart
While this piece suggests a major breakthrough in treating heart damage due to myocardial infarction, it is yet [MORE]