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October 2015

Nanosheet Flow Meters Find Sensor Stability

October 21, 2015

Nanosheets have a surface-texture advantage (image credit: Anna Demming) The ability to monitor fluid flow is crucial for a number of applications but current methods use ‘hot wires’ that are [more...]

Mini DNA Sequencer Tests True

October 15, 2015

Oxford Nanopore’s MinION™ USB-attached miniature sensing device.  (Image Credit: Oxford Nanopore Technologies)  The MinION, a handheld DNA-sequencing device developed by Oxford Nanopore, has [more...]

Microfluidic Device Lets The Drop Beat

October 7, 2015

The hanging drops are connected through 200μm-wide channels (Image: Chemistry World)  Scientists in Switzerland have incorporated pulsing human heart tissue into a microfluidic device to make a [more...]

Creating Microchannels with a 3-D Printer

October 5, 2015

Bionanotechnologists from Wageningen University have developed a new, inexpensive way to make microfluidic devices without using costly materials or cleanroom facilities. The technique, which uses a [more...]
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