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Taking Biotech to the Next Level – How about Automation?

Taking Biotech to the Next Level – How about Automation?

While smart and automated technologies are slowly taking over our lives, ranging from smart homes and self-driving cars to applet-generators like IFTTT, it sometimes feels like biotech is not catching up. With experiments becoming ever more complex and datasets more immense, a question that comes to mind is — can we automate life science? Compared with manufacturing […]

Robot scientists and automation: is this the lab of the future?

Robot scientists and automation: is this the lab of the future?

A team of researchers recently published promising findings on ‘Eve’ – an artificially intelligent ‘robot scientist’ capable of screening potential drugs with almost no human input needed. Meanwhile, IBM’s artificially intelligent (AI) Watson system is seeing take-up among pharmaceutical companies. Is this how we can expect the lab of the future to materialize? As technology […]

VolitionRx adds three new laboratory automation systems to expedite sample analysis for its large ongoing clinical trials

VolitionRx adds three new laboratory automation systems to expedite sample analysis for its large ongoing clinical trials

VolitionRx Limited, a life sciences company focused on developing blood-based diagnostic tests for a broad range of cancer types and other conditions, today announced that it has procured three additional Tecan EVO200 automated liquid handling systems (automated laboratory robots) to expedite analysis of samples for the ongoing large clinical trials evaluating its NuQ® cancer detection […]