News tagged with microparticles

Sonic lasso catches cells

(Phys.org) —Academics have demonstrated for the first time that a "sonic lasso" can be used to grip microscopic objects, such as cells, and move them about.

dateApr 03, 2013 in General Physics
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Identifying trace amounts of molecules

European researchers advanced the frontiers of chemical separation technology. The increased specificity and selectivity regarding identification of biologically relevant molecules should have important impact on biomedicine ...

dateSep 10, 2012 in Analytical Chemistry
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Physicists 'turn signals' for neuron growth

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new paper scheduled for publication in the January issue of Nature Photonics describes the use of spinning microparticles to direct the growth of nerve fiber, a discovery that could allow for directed growth ...

dateDec 15, 2011 in Optics & Photonics
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