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2011-08-17 05:30:00

DALLAS, Texas, August 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Biochips Market (DNA Microarrays, Lab-on-Chip, Protein Microarrays, Tissue & Cell Arrays) Trends & Global Forecast (2010-2015) [http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/biochips-advanced-technologies-and-global-market-54.html ] " analyzes the biochip market by types and applications and studies the major market drivers, restraints, opportunities, and market trends for biochip market in North America, Europe,...

2011-06-14 04:06:00

WOBURN, Mass., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Avantra® Biosciences, a leading innovator in protein diagnostics, announces that it has reduced assay run time by more than 70% on the Avantra Biomarker System. Researchers can now run assays in as little as 15 minutes depending on customer requirements for antigen sensitivity. Reduced assay run times and the recently announced Rapid Assay Prototyping Service greatly increase the versatility of the Avantra Biomarker System...

2011-06-06 04:06:00

WOBURN, Mass., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Avantra® Biosciences, a leading innovator in protein diagnostics, announces a Rapid Assay Prototyping Service. Avantra's new service allows researchers to cost effectively accelerate their research efforts using custom designed biomarker assays developed on Avantra's proven QPDx(TM) BioChip platform. The QPDx(TM) platform offers users rapid, easy-to-use, quantitative multiplex protein assays using catalog or custom reagents....

2011-05-17 07:30:00

DALLAS, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global DNA and Gene Chip (Microarrays) Market (2008 - 2015)" analyzes the DNA microarray market by types and applications and studies the major market drivers, restraints, opportunities, and market trends for the DNA microarray market in North America, Europe, Asia, and Rest of the World. Browse market data tables and in-depth TOC on Global DNA and Gene Chip (Microarrays) Market (2008 - 2015)....

2011-04-13 00:00:28

SKi Pro Unique As a Mass-Spec Front-End Instrument San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 12, 2011 Silicon Kinetics Inc., the innovative life sciences tool company which introduced the world's first 3D biosensor surface for label-free interaction analysis announced lead customers adopting the Company's AC-MS (affinity capture - mass spec) application with SKi Proâ“ž¢ instruments. "Silicon Kinetics 3D biosensor chips have a 60x advantage in surface area vs. planar...

2011-03-18 15:05:58

A major milestone in microfluidics could soon lead to stand-alone, self-powered chips that can diagnose diseases within minutes. The device, developed by an international team of researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, Dublin City University in Ireland and Universidad de Valparaíso Chile, is able to process whole blood samples without the use of external tubing and extra components. The researchers have dubbed the device SIMBAS, which stands for Self-powered...

2011-02-15 10:13:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Microarrays, in this case, a set of miniaturized chemical reaction areas on a substrate, can be used to test DNA fragments, proteins, and/or antibodies. These new patents from Able Signal Company LLC - represented by ICAP Ocean Tomo - offer important new capabilities in the area of genomics and genome research. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100614/CG20517LOGO) The patents will be auctioned off at ICAP Ocean Tomo's Spring 2011 Live IP...

2011-01-26 08:02:00

WOBURN, Mass., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Avantra® Biosciences, a leading innovator in protein diagnostics, announced today their first shipments of the new Q400 Biomarker Workstation and the innovative Angio Qx(TM) BioChip Immunoassay. The system provides quantitative protein biomarker results for ten analytes in less than an hour, requiring less than five minutes for sample preparation. Multiplex protein assays can be helpful in evaluating the association between...

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2010-12-22 10:59:32

Blood poisoning can be fatal. If you suffer from sepsis, you used to have to wait as much as 48 hours for laboratory findings. A new diagnostic platform as big as a credit card will now supply the analysis after as little as an hour. This system is based on nanoparticles that are automatically guided by magnetic forces. Although it is the third most frequent cause of death in Germany, blood poisoning is frequently underestimated. In this country, 60,000 persons die every year from some form...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.