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Purdue Research Foundation partners with IdentifySensors Biologics for COVID-19 technology

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IMAGE: IdentifySensors Biologics, a Purdue University-affiliated technology firm developing a rapid diagnostic platform for detecting pathogens, including SARS-CoV-2, has entered into a new partnership with Purdue Research Foundation and will open…
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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – IdentifySensors Biologics, a Purdue University-affiliated technology firm developing a rapid diagnostic platform for detecting pathogens, including SARS-CoV-2, has entered into a new partnership with Purdue Research Foundation and will open an office in Purdue’s Discovery Park District.

As the COVID pandemic was about to break around the globe, IdentifySensors, the parent company of IdentifySensors Biologics, had approached Purdue to

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Dozens Contract Covid-19 After Abundance 360 Conference

A technology executive in California has apologized for hosting a conference in Culver City after which two dozen attendees and staff members at the event tested positive for the coronavirus.

The executive, Peter H. Diamandis, was among those who contracted the coronavirus. He hosted the conference — an annual summit for a paid-membership group called Abundance 360 — indoors in late January, with a total of about 80 attendees, panelists and members of the support staff.

The gathering flouted guidance from public health officials in Los Angeles County, who had repeatedly urged people to avoid excess travel or public mingling.

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Technology behind COVID-19 vaccine is years in the making

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – One of the doctors who created the technology behind the COVID-19 vaccine hopes anyone refusing to get the shot out of fear it was created too fast will realize that’s simply not true.

News4Jax has had viewers say they will skip the vaccine because it was developed too quickly or they want to wait and see how it goes with the first group of people who get it.

That’s why we tracked down the doctors who created the technology for the vaccine, which was not something they did a few months ago. Actually, it was about two

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The ‘New Normal’ And The Future Of Technology After The Covid-19 Pandemic

CIO for the National Council on Aging. IT executive, thought leader and contributing writer with a passion for innovative technologies.

Vladimir Lenin is often quoted as saying, “There are decades where nothing happens, and there are weeks where decades happen.” But this phrase is probably inaccurate when it comes to what happened in technology, economy and politics in the last decade alone. Yet, the gist of the quote is quite powerful when we look at the first weeks and the past 10 months of the coronavirus pandemic. A lot has happened in technology and technology adoption in an

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Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine approved for emergency use in the United States

The authorisation means accelerating the vaccination of frontline healthcare workers and Americans in long-term care facilities - JOEL SAGET/AFP
The authorisation means accelerating the vaccination of frontline healthcare workers and Americans in long-term care facilities – JOEL SAGET/AFP

Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine on Friday became the second to receive emergency use authorisation from the US Food and Drug Administration, welcome news to a nation with a staggering Covid-19 death toll of more than 307,000.

The FDA announced the authorisation the day after the agency’s panel of outside experts endorsed its use and a week after the FDA authorised a vaccine from Pfizer and German partner BioNTech.

The Pfizer vaccine, which is based on similar technology, has been put into the

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