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May 19th, 2006

Ensembles, Mesolytics Share First Place in Business Plan Competition

Two start-up companies -- one that helps busy families prepare nutritious, home-cooked meals and a biomedical venture that is developing a handheld diagnostic tool for health care professionals -- each have won $10,000 in a business plan competition at the University of California, Davis.

Mesolytics hopes to give health care professionals a portable tool to quickly diagnose medical ailments using a swab of patients' saliva or drop of blood. The platform is based on nanowire technology proven to detect a single virus with laboratory sensitivity.


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