COVID-19 Diagnostics: How Do Saliva Tests Compare to Swabs?
COVID-19 Diagnostics: How Do Saliva Tests Compare to Swabs?
From hospitals and college campuses to remote villages in French Guiana, scientists have pit the two approaches against one other. See which one comes out ahead.
COVID-19 Diagnostics: How Do Saliva Tests Compare to Swabs?
COVID-19 Diagnostics: How Do Saliva Tests Compare to Swabs?

From hospitals and college campuses to remote villages in French Guiana, scientists have pit the two approaches against one other. See which one comes out ahead.

From hospitals and college campuses to remote villages in French Guiana, scientists have pit the two approaches against one other. See which one comes out ahead.

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The Scientist Speaks Podcast - Episode 9
The Scientist Speaks Podcast - Episode 9
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Sep 29, 2020
Repurposing Living Systems to Fight a Pandemic
Advancements in Exosome Research Tools and Diagnostics
Advancements in Exosome Research Tools and Diagnostics
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Sep 24, 2020
Chris Heger and Johan Skog will discuss exosomes, some of the latest diagnostic applications in the exosome field, and introduce Simple Western technology. 
Algorithm Spots COVID-19 Cases from Eye Images: Preprint
Algorithm Spots COVID-19 Cases from Eye Images: Preprint
Anthony King | Sep 21, 2020
A small study shows artificial intelligence can pick out individuals with coronavirus infections, but ophthalmologists and AI experts say the approach is far from proven to be capable of distinguishing infections with SARS-CoV-2 from other ills.
Toward COVID-19 Testing Any Time, Anywhere
Toward COVID-19 Testing Any Time, Anywhere
Abby Olena | Sep 2, 2020
Researchers are adapting CRISPR, synthetic biology, and other creative approaches to detect SARS-CoV-2 nucleic acids outside of the lab or doctors’ offices, in the hopes of making diagnostics more affordable and accessible.
<strong>Combating COVID-19 with Cell-Free Expression</strong>
Combating COVID-19 with Cell-Free Expression
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Aug 19, 2020
Scientists rely on synthetic biology and cell-free expression systems for developing novel approaches to combat the pandemic.
The Push to Deploy At-Home Antigen Tests for COVID-19
The Push to Deploy At-Home Antigen Tests for COVID-19
Chris Baraniuk | Aug 17, 2020
These rapid tests could allow people to find out quickly and easily if they have the disease—if they get regulatory approval for the consumer market.
Biobanking and the Future of Precision Medicine
Biobanking and the Future of Precision Medicine
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Aug 4, 2020
Erik Steinfelder and Bogi Eliasen will examine the importance of biobanking in precision medicine, from early-stage research to diagnostics and treatments.
Molecular Imaging Pioneer, Sanjiv &ldquo;Sam&rdquo; Gambhir, Dies at 57
Molecular Imaging Pioneer, Sanjiv “Sam” Gambhir, Dies at 57
Lisa Winter | Jul 28, 2020
The Stanford Medical School professor’s research aided the development of positron emission tomography (PET) reporters to identify disease.
Saliva Tests: How They Work and What They Bring to COVID-19
Saliva Tests: How They Work and What They Bring to COVID-19
Amanda Heidt | Jul 9, 2020
Universities and healthcare facilities are planning to use spit tests to conduct large-scale screening.