United Technologies Corp.'s [UTX]: MFSI Receives Patents for Automated Airborne Pathogen Identification

June 2010
TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;6/9/2010, Vol. 6 Issue 12, p9
Trade Publication
The article deals with the series of new patents received by Microfluidic Systems covering components and integrated systems that perform automated sample collection through identification of airborne pathogens.


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