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NEB announces introduction of one-step cloning and multiple DNA fragment assembly

NEB announces introduction of one-step cloning and multiple DNA fragment assembly

New England Biolabs announces the introduction of the NEBuilder HiFi DNA Assembly Cloning Kit and Master Mix for one-step cloning and multiple DNA fragment assembly in as little as 15 minutes. [More]
Pioneering research advances prevention of lung damage when providing mechanical ventilation

Pioneering research advances prevention of lung damage when providing mechanical ventilation

The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry of the Universitat de València participates in a pioneering research to advance the prevention of lung damage when providing mechanical ventilation in operations that require general anaesthesia. [More]
TSRI researchers awarded grant to develop novel method for detecting DNA damage in stem cells

TSRI researchers awarded grant to develop novel method for detecting DNA damage in stem cells

A team at The Scripps Research Institute has won a $1,784,000 grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM). The funding will support the development of a new method for detecting DNA damage in stem cells to ensure that only the highest quality cells are used in transplantation or therapy. [More]
Upstate offers FDA-approved SMR TT metal back glenoid implant for shoulder replacements

Upstate offers FDA-approved SMR TT metal back glenoid implant for shoulder replacements

A novel, implantable device that is less invasive and allows surgeons to perform the most challenging and complex shoulder replacements is now available at Upstate Medical University through the Upstate Bone and Joint Center. [More]

Stuart improves Tube Roller range for safer sample mixing in labs

Bibby Scientific Ltd announced today that Stuart, a leading UK manufacturer of laboratory benchtop equipment, has enhanced its Tube Roller range to include valuable new features for sample mixing, incorporating detachable roller tubes and removable side panels. [More]
Jersey Shore University Medical Center offers robotic-assisted laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy

Jersey Shore University Medical Center offers robotic-assisted laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy

For many people, losing weight is a personal and ongoing battle. At the Center for Weight-Loss Surgery at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, new options are available for those making the life changing decision to lose weight, including minimally invasive techniques such as robotic-assisted laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. [More]
Temple University Hospital participating in trial to test vibrating capsule for chronic constipation treatment

Temple University Hospital participating in trial to test vibrating capsule for chronic constipation treatment

Chronic constipation is a common problem that affects approximately 15 percent of the U.S. population, according to the American Gastroenterological Association. It can be painful and lead to a reduction in a patient's quality of life. Temple University Hospital is the only hospital in the Philadelphia region participating in a nationwide clinical trial to test an innovative, vibrating capsule for patients with chronic constipation. [More]

NSF awards grant for study on user-centered design framework for powered lower-extremity exoskeletons

It wasn't too long ago that the idea of a wearable robot that would lend its user increased mobility and strength seemed like the stuff of science fiction; indeed, films like Aliens and Iron Man, which featured characters wearing powered exoskeletons, incited the imaginations of many. [More]
BTH to develop new technologies to improve quality of life for elderly people with mild dementia

BTH to develop new technologies to improve quality of life for elderly people with mild dementia

Blekinge Institute of Technology in Sweden will receive 10 million SEK to develop new technologies that will increase the quality of life for elderly people with mild dementia. The technology, IT support via e-readers, will also facilitate for the relatives. [More]
Abbott's new TECNIS Multifocal IOLs now available in the U.S. for people with cataracts

Abbott's new TECNIS Multifocal IOLs now available in the U.S. for people with cataracts

Two new intraocular lenses (IOLs) that restore vision to people with cataracts are now available in the United States. The new TECNIS Multifocal IOLs, developed by Abbott, provide people with cataracts options to have a full range of near, intermediate and distance vision, while customizing their treatment based on their personal vision needs and lifestyle. [More]
SynTheAll Pharmaceutical wins 2015 CMO Leadership Award

SynTheAll Pharmaceutical wins 2015 CMO Leadership Award

WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc., a leading open-access R&D capability and technology platform company serving the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries with operations in China and the United States, announced today that SynTheAll Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., WuXi's small-molecule manufacturing subsidiary, has won a 2015 CMO Leadership Award, which is presented by Life Science Leader magazine based on research conducted by Nice Insight. [More]
OSTAR introduces Cellular TeleHealth Blood Pressure Monitoring System in North America

OSTAR introduces Cellular TeleHealth Blood Pressure Monitoring System in North America

OSTAR Healthcare Technology, a Washington State Based TeleHealth Solutions company, announced the North American launch of yet another first in their Cellular TeleHealth Blood Pressure Monitoring System. [More]
Techne’s new qPCR system offers greater accuracy and higher quality data

Techne’s new qPCR system offers greater accuracy and higher quality data

Bibby Scientific Ltd announced today thatTechne, a leading UK manufacturer of laboratory benchtop equipment, has launched its revolutionary new qPCR system, the Prime Pro 48. [More]
AstraZeneca announces research collaborations to use genome-editing tool for drug discovery and development

AstraZeneca announces research collaborations to use genome-editing tool for drug discovery and development

AstraZeneca today announced four research collaborations aimed at harnessing the power of CRISPR, a pioneering genome-editing technique, across its entire discovery platform in the company’s key therapeutic areas. [More]
Fujian University of Traditional Chinese Medicine installs MILabs PET-SPECT-CT preclinical imaging system

Fujian University of Traditional Chinese Medicine installs MILabs PET-SPECT-CT preclinical imaging system

Fujian University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, in Fuzhou, China has installed a MILabs VECTor/CT system to boost their neurological research with preclinical Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT). [More]
EKF Molecular Diagnostics collaborates with ANGLE for liquid biopsy development using Parsortix and PointMan technologies

EKF Molecular Diagnostics collaborates with ANGLE for liquid biopsy development using Parsortix and PointMan technologies

EKF Molecular Diagnostics has agreed a collaboration with specialist medtech company ANGLE plc, to investigate the combination of ANGLE's Parsortix circulating tumour cell (CTC) harvesting platform with EKF Molecular's PointMan™ DNA enrichment technology as a liquid biopsy. If successful, the resulting simple blood test could enable the investigation of unexpected ultra-low level mutations in a patient's cancer for personalised cancer care. [More]
Park Systems announces innovations in bio cell analysis with the launch of Park NX-Bio

Park Systems announces innovations in bio cell analysis with the launch of Park NX-Bio

Park Systems, a leading manufacturer of atomic force microscopy (AFM) and nanoscale metrology products, proudly introduces Park NX-Bio, a powerful 3-in-1 bio-research tool that uniquely combines scanning ion conductance microscopy (SICM) with AFM and an inverted optical microscope (IOM) on the same platform. [More]
FDA clears AliveCor's automated detectors that record and display ECG rhythm

FDA clears AliveCor's automated detectors that record and display ECG rhythm

AliveCor, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the company clearance for two new algorithms giving users instant feedback on their electrocardiogram (ECG) recordings and expanding its automated interpretation service offerings. [More]
Researchers create customized soap bubbles that promote drug and vaccine delivery

Researchers create customized soap bubbles that promote drug and vaccine delivery

When University of Maryland Professors Philip DeShong and Daniel Stein began tagging soap bubbles with biomolecules, they had no idea this technology would one day be poised to change the way drugs and vaccines fight against bacteria, viruses and cancer. [More]
New eye-tracking device measures severity of concussion and brain injury

New eye-tracking device measures severity of concussion and brain injury

New research out of NYU Langone Medical Center could move the medical community one step closer toward effectively detecting concussion and quantifying its severity. [More]