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Automated Western Blotting

May 25, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

An Automated Age for Western Blotting
This piece discusses an automated capillary electrophoresis process the “We Met” lab at the University [MORE]

Diagnostic Patch Gathers Biomarkers

April 13, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Srikanth Micro Needle Patch
Engineers at Washington University in St. Louis “. . . report the use of a microneedle patch [MORE]

Breath Analysis for Breast Cancer and Its Subtypes

March 30, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Electronic nose for breath analysis
Exhaled breath has some 2,500 chemicals that are potential biomarkers for diseases.  To discover biomarker profiles [MORE]

Urine Test for Asthma

March 23, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Urine testing for asthma
Using mass spectrometry, a research group headed at the Karolinska Institutet has been able to sort out [MORE]

Cortisol in Hair as a Biomarker for Diagnosis

March 23, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Measuring stress levels by analyzing cortisol in hair
“In a new study out of Linkoping University in Sweden, a team examined [MORE]

Continuous Blood Monitoring

February 23, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

RT-ELISA prototype for blood monitoring
“The innovative new system has been dubbed by the researchers [at Stanford University] Real-time ELISA (RT-ELISA). [MORE]

Hand Held Infrared Spectroscopy Device

February 23, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Chemist Igor Lednev displays portable Raman spectrometer
“Forensic chemistry is an important area of analytical chemistry. This field has been rapidly [MORE]

Micro-qPCR Chip for Pathogen ID (including SARS CoV)

February 16, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Silicon based micro qPCR Chip
From bioengineers at Imperial College London: “we report a disposable silicon-based integrated Point-of-Need transducer (TriSilix) for [MORE]

NASA’s Breath Analyzer—Multiple Biomarkers

February 16, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Jing Li PhD NASA E-Nose Breath Analyzer
“Methane, Hydrazine, Nitrogen dioxide, Hydrazoic acid, Sulfur trioxide, Hydrogen chloride, Formaldehyde, Acetone, Benzene, Chlorine [MORE]

Tear Analysis from a Contact Lens

February 9, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Biosensor contact lens
“Researchers at the Terasaki Institute in Los Angeles have developed a prototype of a contact lens that can [MORE]

Liquid Biopsy for Cancer, Pros and Cons

January 26, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Liquid biopsy
“. . .  liquid biopsy entered a new era in August with FDA’s approval of two tests that use [MORE]

Clonal Hematopoiesis Confounding Liquid Biopsy for Prostate Cancer

January 19, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cell-free DNA liquid biopsy for prostate cancer
“[University of Washington] scientists found that about half of the mutations that liquid biopsies [MORE]

Measuring Cortisol in Cerumen

January 19, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Measuring cortisol in cerumen with special cotton swab
Two groups of researchers in London have created and tested a simple tool [MORE]

Nanozymes in Detecting Alzheimer’s

December 22, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

PhD students Lyu and Ding helped develop Alzheimer’s blood test
“The team at [Washington State University] has developed a single-atom nanozyme: [MORE]