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Sometimes it’s easy to forget that we really are living in the future. Star Trek communicators are basically dumbed down smartphones; we now have laser beams that sanitize skin for surgery, and… of course, we’ve got self-driving cars (not as cool as the flying kind, but way safer for sure). But even with all that, now and then, something comes along that just floors me.

实验即服务:自动化生物实验云平台Transcriptic获1340万美元A轮融资

实验即服务:自动化生物实验云平台Transcriptic获1340万美元A轮融资

生命科学与生物技术是很酷的科研领域。人类面临的很多重大问题,比如人口、食物、环境、能源、疾病等都与这些技术紧密相关。但从本质上来说,这些技术都属于实验科学,而实验意味着枯燥和重复,而且容易出错。日复一日的重复操作往往令那些从业者失去了耐心和兴趣,都希望能避免乏味的实验室工作,而能把精力集中在实验的设计和对结果的研究上面。自动化的生物实验云平台Transcriptic帮助他们实现了这个愿望,近日这家提供“科学即服务”的初创企业刚刚获得了1340万美元的A轮融资。