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Microfluidic Cell Culture

July 20, 2016

Microfluidics Microfluidics technology is characterized by the manipulation of small volumes of fluids (10-9 to 10-18 liters) in channels with dimensions of tens of micrometers. Certain properties of [more...]

Efficient Cleaning of A Microfluidic Chip

March 28, 2016

David Fernandez Rivas Mesoscale Chemical Systems group, University of Twente, The Netherlands Why is this useful? Microfluidic chips and lab-on-a-chip devices are used at small scales where [more...]

Use of Gelatin As Intermediate Thin Passivating Layer in PDMS Soft Lithography Technology

January 17, 2016

Gabriele Pitingolo1,3, Raffaele Vecchione1,3 and Paolo A. Netti1,2,3 1 Center for Advanced Biomaterials for Healthcare, Istituto Italiano di tecnologia ([email protected]), Largo Barsanti e Matteucci, 53, [more...]

How to Smooth 3D-Printed Parts

December 5, 2015

Many high-quality parts produced on 3D printers can be sanded by hand to eliminate layer lines and produce a smooth finish. There’s a misconception that 3D printing cannot make the kind of smooth [more...]

The Anatomy of Cancer

June 21, 2015

Breast Cancer Stem Cells (Image Credit: University of Michigan) , Adopted from TumorGen MDx One in two men and one in three women will be diagnosed with cancer. But what is cancer?  Cancer is a set [more...]

Unibody Lab-on-a-chip Fast Prototyping

May 10, 2015

Author: Germán Comina, Anke Suska and Daniel Filippini Optical Devices Laboratory (ODL) Linkoping University, Sweden Introduction: The development of disposable devices for optical chemical [more...]

Microfluidic Connection and Flow Resistance

March 11, 2015

Introduction This article covers some tips for setting up microfluidic systems. Flow resistance is a crucial parameter for flow stability, and effective optimization of flow resistance and pressures [more...]

Low-tech Microfluidics

February 11, 2015

Microfluidic chips made in the Science Practice studio “This article is written by Dr Tempest van Schaik and has been reposted with permission from the Science Practice blog. Science [more...]
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