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First Artificial Neuron

April 7, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artificial neurons
“A team of international researchers has achieved a world-first breakthrough, decades in the making, creating artificial neurons with the [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]

Keeping Tissue Alive in the Lab

October 29, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Heart slices in biomimetic culture system
Researchers at the University of Louisville have developed a culture system that can keep slices [MORE]

CRISPR on a Chip

October 22, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Digital DNA detection
First, affix a piece of graphene to a pyrene substrate.  Then, load Cas9 and guide RNA molecules onto [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]

A New Blood Volume Analyzer

March 19, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

BVA-100 Blood volume analyzer
Knowing a patient’s blood volume and its constituents is critical information for treating burns, trauma and hemorrhage—and [MORE]

Preserving Blood to Isolate CTCs

September 25, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Liquid biopsy
Several advanced diagnostics for circulating tumor cells exist—such as single cell qPCR, digital PCR and RNA sequencing—but limiting their [MORE]

IoT for the research laboratory

August 28, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Internet of things
The Internet of Things (IoT) suggests that it is possible to integrate any number of devices or information [MORE]

Frugal Scientists: Toy Centrifuge and Paper Microscope

February 28, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

PATH’s $1 Folding Paper Microscope Developed at Stanford
There are two pieces in this entry—the first about a homemade centrifuge for [MORE]

iPipet at Whitehead Institute

October 14, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

iPipet
It’s no revelation that mind-numbing work can lead to mistakes.  Pipetting is such a task, which explains why some labs [MORE]

Antivibration Devices

September 9, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Vibration Isolators
This is a commercial advertisement for antivibration devices, included for its information but without any endorsement.  Many of Tagline’s [MORE]

Moving Whole Tissue through a Microfluidics Device

June 10, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microfluidics Device
In processing a tumor biopsy, the pathologist puts the tissue sample through several steps of staining, washing and observing [MORE]

Color-Changing Glove Detects Toxic Substances

July 30, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Toxic Detecting Glove
Fraunhofer is Europe’s largest applied research organization, with 66 institutes, as well as centers in the US [MORE]

Biosensor for Antibiotic Resistance

July 16, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

By combining a bacteriophage (i.e. a virus that infects bacteria) and specific antibodies, researchers at Auburn University have developed [MORE]