New Assay Platform Enhances Detection of Circulating Breast Cancer Cells

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Detection of circulating tumor cells (CTCs) in a breast cancer model was improved by a novel assay platform that uses a dual-receptor recognition and signal amplification strategy, researchers say. “Considering the urgent need for early diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer and recent advances in functional nucleic acid-mediated bioassays from our…Continue Reading

New platform for creating and characterizing material blends could significantly accelerate development

Yale University PhD student Kristof Toth (pictured above) with the electrospray deposition tool he designed, built, and validated in collaboration with staff scientist Gregory Doerk of Brookhaven Lab’s Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN). This CFN tool allows users to blend multiple components–such as polymers, nanoparticles, and small molecules–over a range of compositions in a single…Continue Reading

Tritium RTM platform just halved the cost of charging infrastructure. Announces outrageous 3MW charger, Semi ready

This evening at the Brisbane convention & exhibition centre, Tritium announced their new range of electric vehicle chargers. While Aussie company already supply DC fast chargers to 38 countries around the world, the company just announced a new hardware platform that has some big implications. The new hardware platforms aims to address the rapidly growing…Continue Reading

Platform for regulators to ensure expo food safety

AN upgraded supervision and management platform will help market regulators monitor food safety, pricing and advertising during the third China International Import Expo in Shanghai next month. The platform established by the Shanghai Administration for Market Regulation will also cover elevators, patrols and emergency guidance. Using the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence and big data,…Continue Reading

Publisher’s Platform – Food Safety Month – We need some work

According to the FDA, September is National Food Safety Education Month! This month take an active role in preventing foodborne illness, also known as “food poisoning.” The Federal government estimates that there are about 48 million cases of foodborne illness annually – that’s about 1 in 6 Americans each year. Each year, these illnesses result…Continue Reading

Digital: Digital road platform Sennder announces tie-up with Poste Italiane – Latest News

Digital road freight platform Sennder on Wednesday said it will form a joint venture with Italian logistics operator Poste Italiane that will move parcels and mail between sorting and distribution hubs.No financial terms were disclosed. The venture will be named Sennder Italia S.r.l. and will focus on Poste Italiane’s 100 million euros a year long-haul…Continue Reading