Archive: 07/24/2008

Make your own microfluidic device with new kit from U-M

A type of device called a "lab-on-a-chip" could bring a new generation of instant home tests for illnesses, food contaminants and toxic gases. But today these portable, efficient tools are often stuck in the lab themselves. ...

Jul 24, 2008 4.3 / 5 (6) 0

Plant steroids offer new paradigm for how hormones work

Steroids bulk up plants just as they do human athletes, but the playbook of molecular signals that tell the genes to boost growth and development in plant cells is far more complicated than in human and animal cells. A new ...

Jul 24, 2008 4.6 / 5 (7) 1