News tagged with microfluidics

An all-glass lab-on-a-chip

Lab-on-a-chip devices are microfluidic cells that incorporate pipes, reaction vessels, valves and a host of other implements typically found in laboratories. These components are typically carved into a flat ...

dateJul 04, 2013 in Analytical Chemistry
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Laser adds extra dimension to lab-on-chip

(PhysOrg.com) -- A European research project has shown how to build optical sensors directly into the structure of labs-on-chips. The breakthrough paves the way for on-the-spot medical diagnostics.

dateFeb 23, 2010 in Biochemistry
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Micro-onions and magnetic ink

(PhysOrg.com) -- Microfluidic systems for the easy production of multiphasic emulsion drops and multishelled polymer capsules. Under a microscope they look like miniature onions, in fact, they are new microcapsules introduced ...

dateAug 08, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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Microscopic 'hands' for building tomorrow's machines

In a finding straight out of science fiction, chemical and biomolecular engineers in Maryland are describing development of microscopic, chemically triggered robotic "hands" that can pick up and move small ...

dateJan 19, 2009 in
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