POSTS TAGGED AS laboratory automation

Remote Control of Clinical Labs

June 30, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Optima XPN Centrifuge
Distance monitoring through a communications app and remote controls may ultimately become a highly useful automation tool for [MORE]

Working with Eve

April 14, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Robotic Scientist Eve
“Eve” picks up after “Adam”—wouldn’t you know it! But in this case both are scientific robots that test [MORE]

Automated Specimen Analyzer

September 9, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

VERSANT kPCR Molecular System
With an increasing number of medical centers building biorepositories capable of holding millions of tissue and fluid [MORE]

“Adam” and “Eve,” the Analytical Robots

November 12, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

A direct quote from this piece is the best hook: “It has been a long and stealthy takeover, but [MORE]

Hand-Held Device for Extracting DNA

July 30, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Hand-Held Device for Extracting DNA
Extracting DNA from a cell sample and prepping it for sequencing, by current methods, [MORE]

Robots Come to the Rescue in High Volume Bio-Banking

June 18, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bio-banking is the creation of repositories of biological and/or genetic specimen.  The sample types stored can be extremely diverse in [MORE]

Sequencing and Companion Diagnostics in Clinical Labs

December 18, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Molecular Diagnostics
Amazon S3 and Google’s DNAnexus may not yet be familiar services, but they exist as businesses and [MORE]

Hyperspectral Imaging in Medicine

September 11, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Satellite cameras, hovering 27,000 miles above earth can scan surface objects in great detail and in color by means [MORE]

Clinical Laboratory Automation in the Netherlands

July 10, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Wim Rutten – Lab Director Emeritus
Besides a highly industrious workforce, the Netherlands is known for its dairy industry, ingenious dikes, [MORE]

“Smarter” Test Tubes

May 22, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

With the aim of enhancing laboratory automation, researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Biomedical Engineering (St. Ingbert, Germany) [MORE]

Robotic -180 degrees C “Smart Freezer”

March 27, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Smart Freezer
With biorepository freezers, costs go up as temperatures go down.  And, until recently it has been close to [MORE]

50 Year Perspective on Robotics

February 28, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

This piece hardly mentions medical or healthcare robotics, but its review of changes in vision, force control and tactile [MORE]

Microbial Microarray Device

November 23, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gene Disc System
Pall Corporation (Port Washington, NY) recently introduced its quantitative PCR platform called “Gene Disc.”  Instead of taking [MORE]

Upward Trend for Microfluidic Chips

November 16, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

Kevin Hrusovsky
Microfluidics applications are rising in both scientific and clinical medicine and Kevin Hrusovsky, CEO of chip-maker Caliper Life [MORE]