Editorial Article: 11 top technologies advancing coronavirus research

Explore a compilation of some of the most innovative technology news relating to the novel coronavirus and the COVID-19 disease

20 Apr 2020


Since late December, the world has been tackling a novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, which causes the respiratory disease commonly known as COVID-19. As countries react to the ongoing pandemic, the comprehensive clinical picture of the virus itself remains incomplete. However, the scientific community continues to play its vital role in furthering our understanding of the virus, as well as working on practical solutions to help combat the disease through effective detection and treatment.

As a leading science publisher, SelectScience is committed to supporting the global response to the outbreak by enabling fast and direct access to the latest technology and application news. Below are 11 pieces of the latest COVID-19 news that have caught our eye:

BINDER freezers and incubators used help to combat COVID-19>>

Beckman Coulter announces the development of tests to detect coronavirus antibodies>>

Thermo Fisher Scientific's new SARS-CoV-2 gene variants may provide clues to coronavirus' epidemiology>>

Miltenyi Biotec's launches new tool for coronavirus-specific T-cell research>>

STEMCELL Technologies announces a novel method for blood sample preparation for COVID-19 vaccine development>>

Roche develops a new serology test to detect COVID-19 antibodies>>

Abbott launches test that can detect COVID-19 in five minutes>> 

EUROIMMUN to provide CE-marked antibody detection systems to support COVID-19 diagnostics>>

Hamilton launches high-throughput COVID-19 automated testing workstations>>

QIAGEN gains funding for approval of QIAstat-Dx test kit for COVID-19>>

Bio-Rad to launch blood-based immunoassay kit to detect COVID-19 antibodies>>

For daily updates and breaking developments, keep an eye on our dedicated coronavirus page>>