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Automated sample preparation

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Science  15 Jan 2016:
Vol. 351, Issue 6270, pp. 300-302
DOI: 10.1126/science.351.6270.300


Devices to prepare cells, nucleic acids, proteins, and other samples for analysis are becoming increasingly sophisticated, running faster and more accurately than ever before. In addition, their ease of use is making it possible to quickly train almost anyone to run automated sample preparation.