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These Six Companies Are Making Biology Easier to Engineer

Biology is hard. It doesn’t need to be. Over the last decade, the accelerating use of computation and robotics in the lab has superseded much of the tedious manual labor--though still not enough. These top companies promise to reinvent how [...]

Transcriptic: Building The Lab of the Future

Transcriptic, a cloud-based, robot-operated laboratory, recently raised $8.5 million in Series A funding, bringing total investments to just over $14 million in addition to a partnership with Y Combinator. As Transcriptic’s blog is apt to point out this influx of [...]

Antha to Code Experiments in Biology

Measure, pipette, mix, repeat. No doubt performing experiments in biotechnology are mundane tasks. In addition, the samples being handled are often in microscopic amounts and sensitive to the slightest of variations, therefore the experiments are difficult to reproduce. Most researchers [...]

By | January 7th, 2015|Cloud Laboratories / Automation , Industry Providers, News|

OpenTrons Brings Rapid Prototyping to Biotech with Kickstarter Launch

We've all been there before. You're working on a big project, the lab team needs to collect data, and it takes 36-hours of constant prepping and babysitting. Heck, I used to work in a lab working on creating novel bacteria [...]

By | October 31st, 2014|Cloud Laboratories / Automation , Industry Providers, News|

Emerald Cloud Lab: Taking Biotech to the Cloud

Innovation in biotechnology is hindered by the lack of two major factors. The first is reproducibility. Most of the experiments in scientific publications are difficult to reproduce. In fact, when Bayer set out to replicate the findings of a random [...]

By | July 25th, 2014|Cloud Laboratories / Automation , Industry Providers, News|