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Unlocking the Potential: Reconsidering Lab Data

“So everywhere from log files of dispensers, to calibration information of a plate reader, to historical data for the same compounds, we bring in, so you can ask those questions and then display it on a ‘mission control’ view.”

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DARPA and NYU Press Release

"BioBright, [...] has improved the accuracy of a delicate laboratory technique by more than 20 times in the first deployment of its tools in a working laboratory.

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Creating the smart laboratory tools of the future that tackle the $28 Billion per year reproducibility crisis in biomedical research.

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Fixing the Lab Reproducibility Crisis

"BioBright strives to augment human ability to do science in the lab with voice assistance that recognizes biomedical research terms and the use of augmented reality tools."

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Innovators Under 35

"In light of the impossibility of automating certain tasks, the entrepreneur Charles Fracchia proposes a complementary approach [...] a hardware and software platform that passively registers the activity within the laboratory, arranges it chronologically and displays the data through a single interface."

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Podcast: On a new breed of biologists

"In this new episode of the Hardware Podcast—which features our first discussion focusing specifically on synthetic biology—David Cranor and I talk with Charles Fracchia, an IBM Fellow at the MIT Media Lab and founder of the synthetic biology company BioBright."

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Context-Aware Biological Research

"He develops software and hardware allowing to put a biology experience in context by measuring and recording a number of data linked to parameters that could impact the way the experience is running. Efficiency, timeliness and reproducibility, doing experiments in biology could enter a new era."

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Open Hardware for Open Science

"It is projects like this, especially if created as Open Hardware, which have the potential to change the Open Science game in Biomedical Research. [...] Charles and his team are committed to this mission and are taking things beyond academia and into the real world."

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