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Genome testing gear doesn't get a lot of love. Like a lot of lab equipment, it tends to be ugly and unwieldy -- it's not designed with the same elegance as the smartphone in your pocket. Mercifully, the crew at Fluidigm appears to have solved those problems in one shot with its Juno genotyping mac...

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November 14, 2014 at 3:01AM
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Make no mistake, microscopes have been getting increasingly smaller for years, but a team of CalTech researchers have leapfrogged previous efforts by creating one minuscule enough to fit on a cellphone. The microscopic optofluidic microscope could one day be used in third-world nations to "analyze b...

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In the scheme of things, blood alcohol-screening phones probably stand to save more lives than... uh, Glutamine Oxaloacetic Transaminase and Glutamine Pyruvic Transaminase (affectionately known as GOT and GPT) screening phones, but health tech is health tech, and we've no doubt there's someone out...

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