News tagged with microfluidics

Micro-onions and magnetic ink

( -- 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 objects. They could ...

dateJan 19, 2009 in
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Non-wetting fabric drains sweat

( —Waterproof fabrics that whisk away sweat could be the latest application of microfluidic technology developed by bioengineers at the University of California, Davis.

dateMay 20, 2013 in Materials Science
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