POSTS TAGGED AS diagnostics

Metabolic Test for Urinary Tract Stones; Results in 30 Minutes

September 1, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

SLIPS technology urine testing for kidney stone patients
Penn State University bioengineers report that “we demonstrate SLIPS-LAB (Slippery Liquid-Infused Porous Surface [MORE]

A Breathalyzer for COVID-19

August 25, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Canary COVID-19 breathalyzer
South African scientists will start field testing a breathalyzer that could become an inexpensive and rapid way to [MORE]

Breath Analysis for COVID-19

August 25, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Flu detector
In a matter of months, research labs around the world have come up with an enormous number of innovations [MORE]

Allergy Testing from a Nasal Swab

July 14, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nasal swab testing
From the Technical University of Munich: “. . .  we present the first study to assess whole patterns [MORE]

The Next “Big One”

July 7, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Preparing for the Next Pandemic
This piece isn’t about half of California dropping into the Pacific, or Miami being blown away [MORE]

Urine Test Predicts Bladder Cancer Early

June 30, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Telomerase reverse transcriptase promoter
From a cohort of over 50,000 Iranians comes the discovery of a biomarker, the telomerase reverse transcriptase [MORE]

Microbial “Signature” of Cancers

May 26, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microbial DNA in blood to detect cancer
“. . . a new study led by researchers from UC San Diego is [MORE]

Temperature Control with a Pill-Sized Heater

May 26, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Researchers show tiny heater for regulating heat in diagnostic samples
The Covid-19 pandemic exposed several infectious disease limitations regarding testing.  In [MORE]

Handheld Eye Scanner Detects Autism

May 5, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Handheld eye scanner to identify children with autism spectrum disorder
“Researchers at Flinders University in Australia have developed a handheld eye [MORE]

Proteomics of Aging

May 5, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Clinical lab mass spectometry
“Might medical laboratories someday use proteomic biomarkers to help physicians gauge the aging progression in patients? Might [MORE]

Need to Automate Mass Spectrometry for Clinical Use

March 17, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mass Spectrometry Quantitative Proteomic Workflows
Mass spectroscopy is a technology for determining, among other things, the size and weight of protein [MORE]

Lung Cancer Test with a Nasal Swab

February 18, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cotton swabs
Genomics diagnostic company Veracyte (South San Francisco, CA) is in clinical trials of its nasal swab for detecting lung [MORE]

Monitoring Infant Health with a Pacifier

February 18, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Pacifier Biosensor
This report comes from a collaboration of researchers at the University of California San Diego, and the University of [MORE]

Light, Hydrogel and OsciBots

January 28, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Light-pushed robot
Here’s an update on “Fantastic Voyage.”  “Engineers at University of Los Angles have come up with a tiny new [MORE]