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LEGO-Inspired Components Could Make Microfluidic System

LEGO-Inspired Components Could Make Microfluidic System Development Cheaper, Easier

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Drawing inspiration from LEGO® building blocks, researchers have developed a new type of component that makes it possible to construct a 3D microfluidic system by simply snapping together...

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2014-09-16 08:29:12

CAMBRIDGE, England, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sphere Fluidics Limited has developed unique technology for single cell analysis and characterization and provides proprietary products and novel services for this rapidly-growing market. The Company has raised over $6 million to date. "We are starting to develop a brand new single cell analysis instrument called Cyto-Mine(TM) (see image below). This will be revolutionary for the Biopharmaceutical Discovery and...

2014-09-15 23:10:14

Hydro Dynamics will be partnering with Proteaf Technologies for implementing its Shock Wave Power Reactor cavitation technology in high value continuous processing. Continuous flow chemistry has been widely used in the chemical, pharmaceutical and petrochemical markets. Rome, GA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Hydro Dynamics, Inc. (HDI) of Rome, Georgia (http://www.hydrodynamics.com) announced today that it will be partnering with Proteaf Technologies (Proteaf) of Palos Verdes Estates, CA...

2014-09-08 12:29:51

DUBLIN, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Biochips Market (Microarrays/Lab on Chip)" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Biochips come handy as thousands of experiments are performed on a small chip with a solid platform and acts like a mini laboratory. Usage of biochips has increased in the past decade as its application varies from high throughput screening in drug discovery to personalized...

2014-08-29 23:05:19

Pittcon 2015 Program Chair Hub MacDonald and colleagues organize a symposium to be presented at JASIS, Makuhari Messe, Japan, on September 5, 2014. The four speakers in this U.S. symposium, “Thinking Small: New Tools for Bioanalysis from Single Molecules to Single Cells” will present their use of nanotechnology to advance their research in biological and biochemical analysis. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Pittcon is pleased to announce that the 2015 Program Chairman, Hub...

2014-08-21 23:05:31

Transparency Market Research has announced the addition of the "Global Microfluidic Device System Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Global Microfluidic Device System Market- Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global microfluidic device market was...

2014-08-14 23:00:44

The microdevice can provide new insights in disease studies and drug discovery by mimicking the complex multicellular structure and function of human airway tissue. Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Researchers at RTI International, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, have developed a new lung-on-chip microdevice for laboratory studies of respiratory challenges and therapeutics. The microdevice includes multiple vertically stacked...

2014-07-30 08:30:41

"Electronic modulation of biochemical signal generation" published in Nature Nanotechnology COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers often use microelectronic devices embedded with biological components to interrogate biology, but such devices can do much more - perhaps even control biology. As such, researchers have looked to patterned assemblies of proteins and cells for in vitro metabolic engineering to characterize - and potentially control - cell...

2014-07-09 08:33:53

DUBLIN, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nghblz/analysis_of) has announced the addition of the "Analysis of Global Biochips Industry, 2012-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Global biochips market is forecasted to reach US$11.4 billion by 2018 with a CAGR of 18.6% during 2012-2018; the massive CAGR is primarily supported by Asia-Pacific followed by the European Union. Among the major...

2014-06-30 23:06:39

$2 Million Round Will Power Continued Growth Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The Pasadena Angels and Wasatch Microfluidics today announced that Wasatch had closed a $2 million funding round from existing investors and Kirk Ririe, founder of BioFire Diagnostics. The funding will be used to expand sales and marketing activity. Wasatch’s product package, which groups early stage antibodies, is already being sold to major pharmaceutical companies. Josh Eckman, the company’s CEO...

2014-06-25 12:30:40

DUBLIN, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/39rtwk/cell_analysis) has announced the addition of the "2014 Report on the International Cell Analysis (Flow Cytometer, Microscope, Microfluidics, QPCR) Market - Forecast to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The global cell analysis market is a technology-driven market and is marked by the Threat of Obsolescence,' wherein technologies as...


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