The Lucira COVID-19 test is an “at-home” LAMP qPCR-like test. Essentially you receive disposable molecular test device, with embedded reagents for $55 which you use once and then throw away. I was curious to better understand the instrument and went hunting for teardown pictures…
I recently wrote about AxBio and Roswell Biotechnologies. When looking into a company, I try and get some sense of existing work that might support the…
I’ve previously talked about Roswell over on the blog. But they’ve recently been making a bit more noise, and I thought It would be interesting to revi…
AxBio was founded in 2016 by Hui Tian and Igor Ivanov. Hui was previously Vice President of Genia Technologies. The company appears to be funded by Tsi…
Unchained Labs I originally came across the Lunatic when investigating Quanterix’s flow cells. Quanterix flow cells are manufactured by ex-Sony DVD pro…
I’d guess by now everyone in Biotech has heard of Theranos and John Carreyrou’s excellent book on the company. John now has a podcast on the trial curr…
I initially came across Mesoscale when looking at Quanterix. Like Quanterix, Mesoscale make very high sensitivity claims for their immunoassay, in the …
Somalogic are developing a aptamer based protein detection platform with a microarray-like readout. Aptamers have been around since the 1990s, the basi…
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