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THALER V. VIDAL Before Moore, Taranto, and Stark. Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Summary: Under the Patent Act , an...

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Federal Circuit Summary Before Judge Newman, Lourie and Stoll.  Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts... Read More »
A technique developed in consultation with NASA was initially intended to detect early bone loss in astronauts confined to zero gravity. But, it is also proving... Read More »
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Daniel PorterSounds like a great breakthrough that will be easy enough to implement. No mention of how much equipment is necessary for the calcium urinalysis -- could this eventually become a reasonably portable device?
May 30, 2012
Diagnosing diseases such as HIV and leukemia could soon be as simple as screening cells using an inexpensive, portable device. The new chip can focus cells into a... Read More »
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Daniel PorterI bet flow cytometry could be a useful technique in a variety of fields -- could they possibly implement a single FC device for a variety of applications?
May 30, 2012
Aurora SterlingI don't see why not. Seems like it would be fairly straightforward to adapt this for other uses.
May 30, 2012
A new study led by University of Kentucky researchers shows a new way to precisely detect a single chemical at extremely low concentrations. The study shows that the... Read More »
With the successful completion of the Human Genome Project, research attention is increasingly focusing on proteins -- the versatile products produced from genetic... Read More »
A tiny filter could have a big impact against tuberculosis (TB). Using the traditional microscope-based diagnosis method as a starting point, a University of Florida... Read More »
The strategy Google uses to decide which pages are relevant to a search is being used to determine which proteins in cancer are relevant for the progression of the... Read More »
Epidemics of Type 2 diabetes are looming in rural India, China and other areas where poverty limits the availability of health care. But researchers are reporting a... Read More »
As researchers aim to shrink diagnostic tools, one question is how to easily move and mix small samples of liquid. But, University of Washington researchers have now... Read More »
University of California, Los Angeles bioengineering researchers have taken advantage of cells' physical properties to develop a new instrument that slams... Read More »
The “Domino,” developed by a University of Alberta research team, has the capability to perform the same genetic tests as most fully equipped laboratories ... Read More »
A PhD student in bioengineering at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) is developing a new imaging technique that could improve the way breast cancer is... Read More »
New techniques for identifying lung cancer earlier are showing promise, according to presentations at the 3rd European Lung Cancer Conference (ELCC) in Geneva. A fast ... Read More »
Resistant malaria spreads as research funding challenges continue Resistant malaria strains have recently been reported in Cambodia, Thailand and parts of... Read More »
Researchers at Harvard Medical School have significantly reduced the time it takes to diagnose autism, completing a process that now takes hours in a matter of... Read More »
Scientists have developed a new tool, endorsed by the World Health Organization (WHO), to diagnose tuberculosis (TB). Up to 30 percent of the world’s population ... Read More »
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a radioactive diagnostic agent that can be used to evaluate a patient for Alzheimer’s disease and other... Read More »
Researchers at Ruhr-University Bochum in Germany have concluded that attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is over-diagnosed based on the results of a new... Read More »
Researchers have developed multiple techniques and procedures to detect cancer cells during the earliest stages of the disease or post-treatment. But one of the major ... Read More »
The H1N1 flu pandemic in 2009 underscored weaknesses in methods to diagnose the flu, from frequent false negatives to long wait times for results. Now a four-year... Read More »
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