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3-D Model of Human Brain Development and Disease

May 13, 2017

After spheroids representing two different brain regions fuse in a dish, neurons from one spheroid (green) migrate into the other and forge connections with the neurons there. (Image Credit: Pasca lab, Stanford University) Brain [more...]

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 microfluidic technologies such as rapid [more...]

Capturing Cell Growth in 3D with Microfluidic Device

August 15, 2015

AIM Biotech’s microfluidics device (shown here) has an array of culturing sections, each with three chambers: a middle chamber for hydrogel and any cell type, and two side channels for culturing additional cell types. Replicating how [more...]

Microfluidics’ Watershed Moment

June 28, 2015

The HµRELflow™ cell-based assay system has three microfluidic devices on a biochip. Each device incorporates two cell culture compartments interconnected by microscale channels. Integrated micropumps recirculate culture media within the [more...]

Nanofiber Band-Aid for Broken Hearts

June 21, 2015

Immunofluorescence image showing expression of cardiomyocyte marker α-sarcomeric actinin (green color); Nuclei (blue color); and Aligned nanofiber (red Color) in the cardiac patch in vitro. (Image credit: Ohio State University Center for [more...]

Microfluidics for Accelerated Drug Assays

April 12, 2015

Multiple microwells on Yevgeny Berdichevsky’s assay chips make it possible to test up to 18 drug candidates at a time. (Image Credit: Linda Nye) Approximately 125,000 Americans each year develop epilepsy, a brain disease marked by [more...]