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Magnetic Digital Microfluidics – A Review

March 26, 2017

A digital microfluidic platform manipulates droplets on an open surface. Magnetic digital microfluidics utilizes magnetic forces for actuation and offers unique advantages compared to other digital [more...]

Multiregional Brain on a Chip

January 22, 2017

Image of the in vitro model showing three distinct regions of the brain connected by axons. (Credit: Disease Biophysics Group/Harvard University) Harvard University researchers have developed a [more...]

A New Technique Speeds Up Genetics

January 22, 2017

A microfluidics device used for the SMiLE-seq technique. (Credit: Alina Isakova) Scientists at EPFL have developed a technique that can be a game-changer for genetics by making the characterization [more...]

Microfluidics in the Clinical Lab

December 28, 2016

From Admin: In this article, the author uses non-tech analogies from everyday life to explain some key microfluidics principles that govern the behaviors of flow in micro scale domain. The advantages [more...]

3D Bioprinting Revolution Solidifies Gains

December 4, 2016

In this image, a 3D-printed four-valve switch (left) is shown connected to a 3D-printed cell culture chamber (right). Each valve is pneumatically operated through one of four dedicated tubes, each of [more...]

Harvard Creating a Smoking Machine

November 27, 2016

In a published study, the Wyss Institute describes an instrument they engineered that can “breathe” in and out, actively smoke regular and electronic cigarettes much like a human. Individual [more...]
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