News tagged with microfluidics

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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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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New technologies for getting the most out of semen

For in vitro fertilization and other assisted reproductive technologies, selecting the healthiest and best swimming sperm from a sample of semen can dramatically increase success. Microfluidics—micro-scale technologies ...

dateMar 19, 2015 in Biotechnology
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