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Machining Precision Microfluidic Channels

December 5, 2015

Microfluidics combines expertise in engineering, physics, chemistry, biochemistry, nanotechnology, and biotechnology to design systems in which extremely small volumes of fluids are processed [more...]

Using Microfluidic Devices to Sort Stem Cells

November 11, 2015

An overview of the process. After the cell sample is pumped through the device, the sorted single cells are collected at the outlet and cultured in a low serum media to promote differentiation. While [more...]

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...]

Lab-on-a-chip Flow Cytometry

August 23, 2015

Even a very small number of pathogens can cause severe threat towards food safety. Due to increased safety concerns, there is a high demand for fast and sensitive methods for the detection of [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...]

Flow Cytometry and Inkjet Technology

October 19, 2014

Cytometry is a general name for a group of biological methods used to measure various parameters of cells. Parameters which can be measured by cytometry are cell size and morphology, cell cycle [more...]