Archive: 05/12/2006

Low-cost microfluidics can be a sticky problem

A deceptively simple approach to bonding thermoplastic microchannel plates together with solvent could be used for low-cost, high-volume production of disposable "lab-on-a-chip" devices, according to researchers from the ...

May 12, 2006
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Digital mall makeover under way

U.S. malls may soon be undergoing a digital makeover. That's what communications company Publicis Groupe and retail real-estate company Simon Property Inc. hope to make possible, announcing Friday the launch of the first ...

May 12, 2006
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Surgeons separate conjoined twins

Surgeons at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., Friday began to separate Abbigail and Isabelle Carlsen, five-month-old cojoined twins from Fargo, N.D.

May 12, 2006
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Limber Robot Might Hitchhike to Space

Lemurs, those wide-eyed, active, monkey-like animals running around the island in the movie "Madagascar," are known for their ability to leap. A robotic lemur being tested at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory ...

May 12, 2006
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