To most scientists, the idea of performing sensitive molecular biological assays in the depths of a Brazilian jungle belongs in a medical thriller. Unlike fictional "black-box" machines that instantaneously analyze a drop of blood for drugs, diseases, and genes, real-life instruments are bulky, expensive, and delicate, requiring a reliable supply of uninterrupted power.

MJ Research's Mobile Molecular Lab
Adventurous epidemiologists, environmentalists, and other field researchers are benefiting from a new product that contains all of the equipment necessary for direct, rapid DNA analysis right in the field--the MML-0150 Mobile Molecular Laboratory offered by MJ Research (Watertown, Mass.). Packed into a case the size of ordinary carry-on luggage are virtually all of the tools an adventurous scientist needs for molecular analysis, including DNA isolation/manipulation, documentation, and thermal cycling.

Equipment included in this kit is a DC power supply (10, 60, or 120 V at 200 mA), a microcentrifuge capable of 7000...

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