Biomarker Preservation at Room Temperature

April 3, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Transport of Specimens without Refrigeration
Quoting directly: “Scientists at Washington University in St. Louis have developed a method to preserve protein [MORE]

First in vitro Kidney Tissue

April 3, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Kidney Glomeruli
In a first for regenerative medicine, bioengineers at the University of Manchester have grown functional human kidney tissue organelles [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]

Urine Test for Preterm Births

September 23, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Scan of Baby in Womb
While it’s unclear why the rate of premature births has risen over the past 20 years [MORE]

Singapore Nightclub’s Urinal Alcohol Sensor

October 29, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Pee Analyzer
Imagine this: while using a nightclub urinal, a flashing message on the wall above tells a man that [MORE]

Urine-Gas Test for Gastroesophageal Biomarkers

May 14, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Infrared Spectroscopy
Using sealed specimen cups and mass spectroscopy, researchers at Imperial College London were able to detect gastroesophageal cancer [MORE]

Urine Analysis via Smartphone App

April 29, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

UChek Urine Analysis
Urine test strips for glucose date back to 1850, but they became a common way diabetics monitored [MORE]