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Fingerprint Technology May Have Medical Applications
2012-08-21 13:23:33

Video: CSI Technology DESI Animation Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While most television shows create fictional scientific advancements, one cool technology seen on CSI and CSI: Miami could have other practical real world applications. A scientist reported at the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society, in which redOrbit is attending, that instant fingerprint analysis has the potential to help during brain surgery and...

2011-06-06 05:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Under the terms of the deal, GSG Mess- und Analysengerate GmbH will market and distribute Prosolia's Omni Spray® DESI technology and all related consumables to customers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. "We are pleased to have reached an agreement with GSG Mess- und Analysengerate GmbH to distribute our Omni Spray products," said Justin Wiseman, President and CEO of Prosolia. "There is growing interest for our products in...

2010-10-12 08:19:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Prosolia, Inc. announces that Chairman Peter T. Kissinger has stepped down as the interim CEO and that Justin Wiseman has been selected to lead the Company. Dr. Wiseman has served as the firm's Research Director for 4 years and has been involved with the firm since its inception in 2004. Dr. Kissinger commented, "I've enjoyed an association with Dr. Wiseman for several years and the Board enthusiastically accepted my...

2010-08-03 13:39:37

Studies by a Purdue University-led team have revealed a potential marker for prostate cancer that could be the starting point for less invasive testing and improved diagnosis of the disease. The team used a new analysis technique to create a profile of the lipids, or fats, found in prostate tissue and discovered a molecular compound that appears to be useful in identifying cancerous and precancerous tissue. The profile revealed that cholesterol sulfate is a compound that is absent in healthy...

2009-03-20 06:31:00

SOUTH EASTON, Mass., March 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pressure BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: PBIO) ("PBI" and the "Company") today provided an update on various corporate activities, including (1) the receipt of a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research ("SBIR") Grant from the National Institutes of Health ("NIH"), (2) a presentation by Dr. Alexander Ivanov of the Harvard School of Public Health on the significant advantages in throughput and reproducibility of the Company's pressure...

2009-01-06 13:38:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Thermo Scientific LTQ mass spectrometer and Omni Spray (R) Ion Source users now have the capability to convert their large data sets into file formats compatible with third party software using FireFly(TM) data conversion software. FireFly is a software program that extracts and builds data sets from proprietary data systems using Indigo BioSystems proprietary data conversion algorithms into file formats compatible with BioMAP, a third party...

2008-12-08 16:48:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Prosolia, Inc. introduces a new advanced Omni Spray Ion Source model based on the Desorption Electrospray Ionization (DESI) technology. The Omni Spray 2-D Ion Source has an automated surface platform which enables rapid sampling and surface imaging. The platform can handle samples up to 76 mm by 114 mm, which is the size of a standard 96 well micro-titer plate. The Omni Spray 2-D Ion Source achieves a step resolution down to 50 microns and has an...

2008-09-13 03:00:22

By Castelvecchi, Davide New tests can reveal signs of explosives, drugs Fingerprints can tell a lot more about people - what they've touched, what they've eaten, what drugs they've taken - than just their identities. A new analytic tool could make it easier to spot terrorists and diagnose diseases from telltale chemical markers. The method, described in the Aug. 8 Science, can map a fingerprint based on the presence of virtually any water-soluble chemical. "It's the difference between a...


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