Laboratory techniques Press Release
|06/29/2017 - 19:20||
Hologic's New Panther Fusion System, Flu and Respiratory Assays Now CE Marked in Europe
MARLBOROUGH, Mass., June 29, 2017 / / -- Hologic, Inc.
|06/21/2017 - 02:54||
Molecular Test for Common Causes of Vaginitis Receives FDA Approval
Most women experience vaginitis at least once in their lives.
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|06/13/2017 - 14:24||
FlowJo and BD to Provide Cloud Platform for Real-Time Single-Cell Marketing Collaboration
ASHLAND, Ore and FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., June 13, 2017 ─ FlowJo, LLC, a life science informatics and data analysis company with 20 years of experience in software for analyzing single-cell data, and global medical technology company, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE:BDX), announced today that they have established a strategic relationship to catalyze the coordination of resources, people and data for the research market.
|06/07/2017 - 10:28||
Salks Waitt Advanced Biophotonics Center partners with imaging giant ZEISS
LA JOLLA—The Salk Institute’s Waitt Advanced Biophotonics Center and ZEISS announced today a global partnership to accelerate the frontiers of microscopy and imaging technologies.
|06/05/2017 - 08:37||
EC report: testing on non-human primates falling but still needed
A European Commission report on the use of non-human primates in research says there has been sustained scientific progress and a reduction in primate use and suffering, but still more can be done.
|06/01/2017 - 07:49||
Agilent Technologies Inspires at ASMS 2017 with Innovative Technology Solutions
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that it will showcase a range of new and innovative technology solutions at the American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) Conference being held June 3 through June 8 in Indianapolis, Indiana. New instruments, software, and services build on Agilent's leadership in mass spectrometry and 50-year heritage in analytical technology.
|05/22/2017 - 04:25||
Animal welfare and research 3Rs symposium
The University of Bristol held its first Animal Welfare and Research 3Rs symposium last month [Thursday 27 April].
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|05/18/2017 - 14:00||
Krios Microscope: tuned up and ready to go
The Krios electron cryo-microscope is being put through its final paces by Shenping Wu, staff scientist overseeing its operation, before scientists throughout Yale begin exploring the full capabilities of the world’s most powerful and flexible microscope for 2D and 3D characterization of biological samples.
|05/02/2017 - 13:30||
Device utilizing molecular technique could provide ultra-sensitive, automated system to detect viruses, disease
Jacqueline Linnes, an assistant professor in Purdue’s Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, is developing nucleic acid amplification tests printed on paper to allow for a low-cost, automated system to detect an infectious virus or disease.
|05/02/2017 - 05:51||
Cyclotron, a 12-ton particle accelerator is the heart of the University of Helsinkis Laboratory of Radiochemistry on Kumpula Campus. The three-meter-thick walls are neutron-radiation proof.
Docent Anu Airaksinen’s 13-member research group uses the cyclotron to produce short-lived radioactive isotopes for cancer imaging and treatment.
|04/20/2017 - 18:05||
FLUIDIGM TO REPORT Q1 2017 FINANCIAL RESULTS AND HOST CONFERENCE CALL
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 20, 2017 — Fluidigm Corporation (NASDAQ:FLDM) today announced it will report first quarter 2017 financial results on Thursday, May 4, 2017, after the financial markets close.
|04/19/2017 - 14:46||
Bergan, Irschick, Grosse, Umberger Receive Armstrong Fund Awards
The Armstrong Fund for Science has announced its awards for 2017, which will grant $30,000 each to two projects over the next two years to encourage transformative research on campus that introduces new ways of thinking about pressing scientific or technical challenges. The awardees will be recognized at the Honors Dinner on April 25.
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|04/12/2017 - 10:31||
Researchers track fish migration by testing DNA in seawater
Fishing for DNA: Scientists analyzed DNA samples in water collected from New York’s East and Hudson Rivers to track fish migration.
|04/06/2017 - 07:08||
BD Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for New Flow Cytometer System with Leucocount Reagent Assay
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., April 6, 2017 – BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a flow cytometer system with a leucocount reagent assay used in residual white blood cell enumeration.
|04/02/2017 - 22:25||
Roche launches cobas Liat PCR System with four assays into CE-markets
Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced the CE-IVD launch of the cobas® Liat® PCR System with four assays including first 20 minute real-time PCR nucleic acid test to detect Clostridium difficile (C. diff). Countries accepting CE mark are the first to receive access to the cobas® Cdiff test, which detects C. diff in stool specimens from symptomatic patients1 and provides rapid and definitive results in under 20 minutes. Timely and accurate diagnosis of this infection is important because it can quickly become life threatening, especially to high-risk patients such as the elderly, immuno-compromised and those undergoing antibiotic treatment.
|03/28/2017 - 03:16||
Belgian PCR interpretation software company UgenTec partners with multiplex molecular diagnostics innovator PathoFinder
UgenTec & PathoFinder have successfully rolled out the interpretation solution for PathoFinder’s next generation multiplex PCR 2SMART assays.The collaboration covers PathoFinder’s syndromic infectious disease panels supported on Roche’s Cobas® & Lightcycler® systems and has already been rolled out to more than ten laboratories spread over Europe & the Middle-East.“Because our ground-breaking assays detect such a wide variety of pathogens, we felt the need to automate the interpretation” said Guus Simons, CEO of PathoFinder.
|03/27/2017 - 16:30||
NICOLAS BARTHELEMY AND CARLOS PAYA JOIN FLUIDIGM BOARD OF DIRECTORS
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 27, 2017 – Fluidigm Corporation (NASDAQ:FLDM) today announced that Nicolas Barthelemy and Dr. Carlos Paya have been appointed to its Board of Directors.
|03/20/2017 - 13:08||
UCLA researchers make DNA detection portable, affordable using cellphones
The combined dye/cellphone reader system achieved comparable results to equipment costing tens of thousands of dollars more.
|02/06/2017 - 15:54||
The Humane Society of the United States solicits nominations for the 2017 Russell and Burch Award
The Humane Society of the United States welcomes nominations of scientists who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of alternative methods in the areas of research, testing, or higher education for the Russell and Burch Award. Alternative methods—also known as the Three Rs—are methods that can replace or reduce the use of animals, or refine procedures so that animals experience less pain or suffering.
|01/17/2017 - 11:23||
Smartphone microscope offers cost-effective DNA sequencing and genetic mutation analysis
Working with a smartphone, the device can use different modes to display cell images.
|01/09/2017 - 03:03||
Spinning Disk Confocal Microscope Market Growth Fueled by Reviving Techniques to Treat Heart Failure with Cardiac Regenerative Medicine
The global spinning disk confocal microscope market size was valued at $245 million as of 2018 and is expected to grow with a CAGR of 3.6% throughout the forecast period 2019-2025.
|12/21/2016 - 15:35||
Agilent Technologies Receives Top Innovation Award from The Analytical Scientist
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 21, 2016 Agilent Technologies Inc.
|12/21/2016 - 08:27||
FLUIDIGM INTRODUCES A NEW MEDIUM-CELL HIGH-THROUGHPUT INTEGRATED FLUIDIC CIRCUIT
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., December 21, 2016 – Fluidigm Corporation (NASDAQ:FLDM) today announces the release of a new high-throughput integrated fluidic circuit (HT IFC) to isolate single cells for mRNA sequencing analysis. Capturing up to 800 medium-size (10–17 µm) cells with higher single-cell capture efficiency, the new medium-cell HT IFC enables researchers to confidently scale cell atlasing and lineage studies using the Fluidigm C1™ system. The C1 is the gold standard for single cell analysis with over 100 peer-reviewed publications from around the world.
|12/08/2016 - 14:45||
7 Imaging Tools Pushing Science Forward
Berkeley Lab scientists are developing new ways to see the unseen. Here are seven imaging advances (recently reported in our News Center) that are helping to push science forward, from developing better batteries to peering inside cells to exploring the nature of the universe.
|11/29/2016 - 12:05||
FLUIDIGM TO PRESENT AT PIPER JAFFRAY 28TH ANNUAL HEALTHCARE CONFERENCE
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., November 29, 2016 – Fluidigm Corporation (NASDAQ:FLDM) today announced that it will webcast the company’s presentation at the Piper Jaffray 28th Annual Healthcare Conference in New York City on November 30, 2016.