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Tech news: June

Latest tech news for June.


Technology could play a role in overcoming barriers to the uptake of vaccinations, argues a new report.

Data, Bots and Drones has been published by the International Longevity Centre UK and supported by a grant from Sanofi.

It states that the use of big data, gamification, the sharing economy and AI, offer opportunities to overcome barriers and counter misinformation and fake news.

The report notes there is now a more savvy online presence and better content to respond to the anti-vaccination movement.


Distribution deal

NanoCellect Biomedical has announced an exclusive distribution agreement with Switzerland-based Bucher Biotec AG.

It covers sales in Switzerland of NanoCellect’s WOLF Cell Sorter, N1 Single-Cell Dispenser, consumables and software.

NanoCellect Biomedical is a leader in microfluidic cell sorting solutions for cell-based assays.

Distribution deals outside the US are a “key part” of its growth strategy for 2019.


A new addition

Tosca 200 is the latest addition to the Tosca series, which now consists of Tosca 400, a large-sample, premium AFM, and Tosca 200, an AFM for medium-sized samples and budget-sensitive research.

Both devices feature the same high level of automation, increasing the efficiency and significantly simplifying the handling of AFM measurements.

Following the introduction of Tosca 400 in 2017 as the first AFM that combined premium technology with time-efficient operation for large samples.

Anton Paar now launches Tosca 200, an AFM for medium-sized samples and budget-sensitive research, but providing the same quality and flexibility.

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