Microfluidic

12.30.15
Mini bioreactor makes life-saving drugs in the field
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Mini bioreactor makes life-saving drugs in the field

You wouldn't need to wait for the hospital to get vital medicine.

By J. Fingas,   12.30.15
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11.22.12
UCSB sensor sniffs explosives through microfluidics, might replace Rover at the airport (video)
11.22.12

UCSB sensor sniffs explosives through microfluidics, might replace Rover at the airport (video)

We're sure that most sniffer dogs would rather be playing fetch than hunting for bombs in luggage....

By J. Fingas,   11.22.12
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11.14.12
Jellyfish-mimicking device could snatch cancer cells right out of the bloodstream
11.14.12

Jellyfish-mimicking device could snatch cancer cells right out of the bloodstream

If you think the picture above looks like droplets of blood being snared in a sticky tentacle, the...

By D. Dhingra,   11.14.12
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08.19.12
Harvard stores 704TB in a gram of DNA, may have us shopping for organically-grown storage (video)
08.19.12

Harvard stores 704TB in a gram of DNA, may have us shopping for organically-grown storage (video)

Early research has had DNA making circuits and little factories. We haven't really seen DNA used a...

By J. Fingas,   08.19.12
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08.02.11
Portable device can sniff out anthrax in an hour, won't bring the noise
08.02.11

Portable device can sniff out anthrax in an hour, won't bring the noise

Got some mysterious white powder sitting on your coffee table? A new, suitcase-sized device can tell...

By A. Toor,   08.02.11
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03.21.11
Scientists separate plasma from blood with working biochip
03.21.11

Scientists separate plasma from blood with working biochip

Disposable biotech sensors won't let you diagnose your own diseases quite yet, but we've taken the...

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08.06.09
Microfluidic chip does 1,000 parallel chemical reactions, looks glorious
08.06.09

Microfluidic chip does 1,000 parallel chemical reactions, looks glorious

We'd never considered a career in biochemistry until we saw this wild beast of a chemical microproc...

By Vlad Savov,   08.06.09
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04.25.09
Researchers in the Netherlands develop a microfluidic chip for testing drug reactions
04.25.09

Researchers in the Netherlands develop a microfluidic chip for testing drug reactions

Researchers at the University of Twente in the Netherlands have developed an extremely small microf...

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04.26.07
Debiotech's insulin "Nanopump" delivers the good stuff, stays out of sight
04.26.07

Debiotech's insulin "Nanopump" delivers the good stuff, stays out of sight

Insulin pumps have come a long way in a few short years, all the way down to a pager-sized device di...

By P. Miller,   04.26.07
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