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Cavro® ADP Detect: OEM design engineering drives molecular diagnostics automation

By Mellisa Enriquez

Cavro ADP Detect: an overview

Tecan's design engineering plays a crucial role in driving the automation of molecular diagnostics workflows. The Tecan® ADP pipettor range has a proven track record of successful integration into molecular diagnostics platforms worldwide. In our previous article, we highlighted how Cavro ADP pipettors bring a so-called “sixth sense” to automated pipetting. Here, we explore in more depth how the engineering behind the ADP Detect brings simplicity and accuracy to the automation of molecular diagnostics workflows.

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Synthetic biology has real-world applications

By Beatrice Marg-Haufe

Research and technology development focused on synthetic biology (synbio) and systems biology are expanding, as are its real-world applications. Even as more traditional synbio approaches, which involve engineering microbes to produce novel drugs or chemicals and creating entirely new microorganisms, continue to advance, synbio innovations are driving the technology into advanced biofuels, biosensors, diagnostics, and other promising application areas.

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