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App enables SARS-Cov-2 genomic analysis on your smartphone

08 October, 2020

A new mobile app has made it possible to analyse the genome of the SARS-CoV-2 virus on a smartphone in less than half an hour.

Biobanking — the importance of scalability and integration

01 September, 2019

Biobanking or the storage of biospecimens is becoming increasingly more important in the area of biomedical research.

TTP Labtech chameleon automated system for cryo-EM sample prep

15 August, 2019

TTP Labtech has announced the chameleon sample preparation system for cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM), designed to enable consistent application of samples to high-quality foil grids for cryo-EM analysis.

Collaborative robots coming to medical laboratories

12 July, 2019

Technology company ABB will introduce its collaborative robots to medical laboratories as it opens a new healthcare hub at the Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas.

Stop manual protein purification stress

01 July, 2019 by GE Healthcare Australia Pty Limited

The protein purifier of today has a full agenda and many different tasks to perform. It can be difficult to find time for attending full runs in the lab.

Biotage Extrahera automated sample preparation system

27 November, 2018

Biotage's Extrahera is a powerful, user-friendly automation system for analytical sample preparation in plate or column formats. It is a compact, eight-channel automation instrument, designed for speed and flexibility and with end-user operation in mind.

Crowdsourced algorithms help predict epileptic seizures

13 August, 2018

Epileptic seizure prediction is now possible in a wider range of patients than previously thought, thanks to the crowdsourcing of more than 10,000 algorithms worldwide.

Robotic surgery shows promise for prostate cancer patients

13 July, 2018

Queensland researchers have conducted a world-first trial comparing the merits of robotic-assisted prostatectomy to open prostatectomy.

Artificial intelligence set to boost IVF success

06 July, 2018

'Ivy' is a self-improving artificial intelligence system that continuously learns from the embryos it analyses.

Real-time tool to help treat drug-resistant tuberculosis

08 June, 2018

What would normally take decades in identifying the effectiveness of a TB drug could now just take a matter of hours.

Lab-on-a-chip for single cell analysis

31 May, 2018

Aus-Swiss researchers have developed a miniature biosensor that provides insights into how individual cells behave.

Reducing genomic testing time for critically ill babies

28 February, 2018

Victorian Clinical Genetics Services' new bio-IT platform is reducing the turnaround time of genomic testing from months to days.

Emerson joins with Enterprise System Partners to accelerate product manufacturing pipelines

07 September, 2017

Emerson has selected Enterprise System Partners (ESP), a consulting and project engineering company, to collaborate with and assist life sciences manufacturers in implementing the Syncade manufacturing execution system (MES).

IBM launches CTMS to streamline research operations

03 August, 2017

IBM's Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS) for Sites is designed to streamline the clinical trials management process and maximise operational efficiencies.

Towards a wireless, implantable neural interface

19 July, 2017

US researchers have built a lab prototype of a flat microscope, called FlatScope, to provide an alternate path for sight and sound to be delivered directly to the brain. The microscope will sit on the surface of the brain, where it will detect optical signals from neurons in the cortex.

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