Applied LifeSciences and Systems Poultry Inc. out of Morrisville has raised half of its targeted $7 million that will go towards funding the commercialization of its first device to vaccinate chicks. The device will specifically vaccinate 100 day-old chicks per hour to protect against a variety of diseases. In addition to chicks, Applied LifeSciences has patents to apply its technology to other animals, such as in aquaculture, swine, and livestock. This device is designed to aid in the future of food safety. Click here to read more in the Triangle Business Journal.