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Microfluidic Chip Can Detect HIV and MRSA

April 9, 2017

A digital illustration of the design of the SIMPLE chip A team of biophysicists and bioengineers in the US have developed a $10, self-powered microfluidic chip that can rapidly detect disease-related RNA or DNA in blood samples. The chip [more...]

HICOMP MicroTech

February 26, 2017

About the Company:  Manufacturer and provider of customized microfluidic chips. The materials include polycarbonate (PC), polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA), polystyrene (PS) and cyclic olefin polymers (COP, COC).  HICOMP offers [more...]

Microfluidics and Mass Spectrometry-based Proteomics

November 20, 2016

Microfluidic devices offer novel time-saving advantages to researchers using mass spectrometry (MS) for proteomic analysis, and these tools have been becoming more available in MS over the last two decades. Recent papers by Redman et al. [more...]

A Graphene Window to Better Microfluidics

September 5, 2016

Working with protein microcrystals can be an enormously challenging endeavor. Aside from their extremely small size, microcrystals can be delicate, difficult to handle, and susceptible to radiation damage from x-ray diffraction studies. [more...]

Using Chip Technology To Detect And Prevent Diseases

April 17, 2016

The overlap between semiconductor technology and medicine is growing, creating the same kinds of economies of scale that have fueled the semiconductor industry for the past five decades. While technology has long held a place in the [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 contamination has a significant impact on [more...]
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