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Variance in Liquid Biopsy Test Results

May 15, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Liquid Biopsy
According to Johns Hopkins University researchers: “Many commercial developers of liquid biopsy tests tout the accuracy and benefits of [MORE]

Lab-on-Skin Technology

March 6, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microfluidic Lab-on-Skin
As this piece says, “Of all the mobile devices designed to support medical care, no technology may have more [MORE]

Nanowire Brush Collects Cancer Biomarkers in Urine

February 13, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Extracellular Vesicle Capture
Last week, we had a piece from Aalto University in Finland about a plasmonic biosensor that detects exosomes [MORE]

Preserving Liquid Biopsy Samples with a Glycoprotein

February 6, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microfluidics
Circulating tumor cells, captured in microfluidic devices, die off in a few hours; so means of preserving them is a [MORE]

Plasmonic Biosensors

February 6, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Plasmonic Biosensor Detects Diseased Exosomes
As is said, disease is “written in blood.” In this piece, the “writing” is in exosomes—those [MORE]

Microfluidics for Cell Culture

January 9, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microfluidic Applications Labs-on-Chips
Lab-on-a-chip (LOC) devices are an evolving technology, often with divergence between performance and possibilities. This piece offers a [MORE]

A Robot Just Passed the Medical Licensing Exam

January 2, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artificial Intelligence Robot
Let’s start off the year with a bang. Engineers in Hefei City, China-based Iflyteck have built an artificial intelligence [MORE]

Microneedle Patch for Drawing Interstitial Fluid

November 28, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microneedle Patch
Average size adults carry about two and a half gallons of interstitial fluid which bathes every cell in the [MORE]

The Costs of Low Quality Urine Specimens

November 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Peezy Midstream Urine Collection System
In case you didn’t know, it is the midstream urine sample that is likely to be [MORE]

A 3-D Printed Microfluidics Device

October 10, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

3-D Printed Microfluidic Device
In a process named “digital light processing stereolithography (DLP-SLA),” engineers at Brigham Young University have created the [MORE]

An Algorithm for Arrhythmias

September 26, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stanford Researchers Develop ECG Algorithm
There is a high hurdle in applying artificial intelligence to clinical diagnostics—i.e. patients have to trust [MORE]

Microcontact Printing with APTES

August 8, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microfluidics
Microfluidic devices are used to determine biomarker concentrations in fluids, such as blood—as in liquid assays for cancer. This piece [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]

Device Chip Developments

May 16, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

IMEC Silicon Neuroprobe
This piece is an overview of silicon based devices that are made on the same scale as cells [MORE]