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Programming DNA-Based Biomolecules to Target Cancer Cell Membranes

January 21, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cell membrane proteins to identify cancer cells
“A new cancer-detecting tool [developed at Duke University] uses tiny circuits made of DNA [MORE]

A Simple Cancer Urine Test

January 7, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Urine test for cancer
“Researchers at Imperial College London and MIT have developed a simple cancer urine test based on injected [MORE]

Using CRISPR for Diagnostic Devices

December 10, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
CRISPR to edit DNA gels
MIT and Harvard researchers have used CRISPR to edit DNA in gels making new types of [MORE]

New Light in Neuroimaging

December 3, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Optical functional imaging of brain oxygen
Collaborators at the University of Birmingham (UK) and the University of Washington medical school have [MORE]

Robot MD

November 19, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artificial intelligence
It is an argument worth having, whether a human medical diagnostician, who may see a thousand cases of a [MORE]

“Dr. Alexa,” HIPAA, and Telemed

November 5, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Amazon partners with Healthcare companies
“Alexa,” Amazon’s digital assistant, is now turning from ephemeral information services to medical surveillance and diagnostics.  [MORE]

Cheap, Simple Home Diagnostics

September 3, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Silicon chips for iPhone diagnostics
Imagine this: a nanoscale, porous silicon chip that is coated with chemicals that can attract proteins [MORE]

High Speed Microfluidics that also Sequences CTCs

July 23, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

HydroSeq CTC Chip
“Engineers at the University of Michigan have developed a high speed microfluidic chip that can separate circulating tumor [MORE]

DOE’s Berkeley Lab Creates a 3-D Printed Microfluidics Device

July 16, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D printed all liquid lab on a chip
As described: “When two liquids – one containing nanoscale clay particles, another containing [MORE]

A Universal Cancer Biomarker

July 2, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA methylation and cancer
Last December, researchers at the University of Queensland reported they found a distinct feature of DNA methylation [MORE]

CRISPR as a Genetic Search Engine

June 25, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Crispr Cas9 protein RNA complex
Heretofore, most of the news about CRISPR was about gene editing, unintended off targeting, and the [MORE]

Highly Sensitive Microfluidic Device for Capturing CTCs

April 30, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cancer cell microfluidic device
Much of the enthusiasm for liquid biopsy in cancer research comes from knowing there are circulating tumor [MORE]

Predictive Protein Profile of Alzheimer’s Disease

April 9, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Protein changes in blood forecasts Alzheimers
This may be your father’s NFL or your mother’s, though in this case NfL refers [MORE]

A “Universal Cancer Biomarker”

March 26, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

UQ Cancer test shows particles changing color
According to University of Queensland bioengineers: “When circulating tumor DNA fragments are placed in [MORE]