Lab-on-a-Drone and Other Innovative Point-of-Care Devices

Lab-in-a-Box…Think Bento Lab-on-a-Robot…Rolls Along  Lab-on-a-Drone…PCR-on-the-Fly Honey! I shrunk the lab!  Researchers have long dreamed of a “lab-on-chip” (LOC) wherein common laboratory procedures have been miniaturized and integrated in various formats using microfluidics—small, interconnected channels resembling electronic circuits on a chip—that … Continue reading

The Most Interesting Scientist in the World: George M. Church

Mind Boggling Breadth and Significance of Scientific Publications Serial Entrepreneur and Science Advisor to Many Companies Radical Advocate of Total Openness for Personal Genomics While seeing for the umpteenth time a Dos Equis beer commercial featuring The Most Interesting Man … Continue reading

Liquid Biopsies Are Viewed as “Liquid Gold” for Diagnostics

Invasive Needles and Scalpels Seen as Passé Noninvasive Sampling Advocates Focusing on Circulating Tumor Cells (CTCs)  New Companies are Pursuing the Liquid Biopsy “Gold Rush” Biopsy Basics As defined in Wikipedia, a biopsy is ‘a medical test commonly performed by … Continue reading