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On-Chip Sorting

A Fast Cell Sorter Shrinks to Cell Phone Size

September 22, 2015

Drawing of blood components being separated by sound waves (Image Image: Tony Jun Huang/Penn State) Commercial fluorescence activated cell sorters have been highly successful in the past 40 years at [more...]

Flow Cytometry On-a-Chip

June 10, 2015

IT’S MAGNETIC: Hakho Lee’s CTC counter features eight micro-Hall elements (yellow crosses, above), staggered to maximize detection accuracy. (Photo Credit: D. ISSADORE ET AL.) Originally an [more...]

IMEC On-Chip Single Cell Sorter

August 27, 2014

Imagine a tool the size of a credit card that can analyze single cells with a throughput of more than 2 million cells per second. Moreover, the tool retains each cell of interest for downstream [more...]

Sorting Cancer Cells with Acoustic Waves

August 27, 2014

Researchers from MIT, Pennsylvania State University, and Carnegie Mellon University have devised a new way to separate cells by exposing them to sound waves as they flow through a tiny channel. Their [more...]