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Optofluidics 2017

July 25, 2017

Optofluidics 2017 continues a series of Conferences that provide a forum to promote scientific exchange and foster closer networks and collaborative ties between leading international optics and micro/nanofluidics researchers across [more...]

Rainbow Seed Fund Invests in AgPlus Diagnostics

October 2, 2016

Rainbow Seed Fund, an early-stage venture capital fund focused on promising technologies developed at the UK’s largest publicly funded research facilities and campuses, today announces its investment into AgPlus Diagnostics, a technology [more...]

Can Microfluidic Device Help to Make Instant Wine?

September 5, 2016

Phillippe Renaud, left, and Daniel Attinger make a tiny toast with wine from Attinger’s microfluidics fermenter, front and center. How does it taste? Meh, Renaud says. (Photo credit: Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) For [more...]

Replicating the Connection Between Muscles and Nerves

August 7, 2016

The researchers fabricated a microfluidic device with two important features: a three-dimensional environment, and compartments that separate muscles from nerves to mimic their natural separation in the human body. They suspended muscle [more...]

Penn Engineers Develop $2 Portable Zika Test

July 14, 2016

Microfluidic device for zika test (Image credit: University of Pennsylvania) University of Pennsylvania engineers have developed a rapid, low-cost genetic test for the Zika virus. The $2 testing device, about the size of a soda can, does [more...]

Air Bubbles and Microfluidics-Elveflow Tutorial

July 3, 2016

Air bubbles are among the most recurring issues in microfluidics. Because of the micrometric dimensions of the tubes and channels, air bubbles can be very difficult to remove and be very detrimental for your experiment. This review will [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...]

Alternative Lab-on-a-Chip Material

February 24, 2016

A close-up image of micro-scale pillars that were formed — or, photostructured — in the OSTE polymer using UV light. (Credit: KTH Royal Institute of Technology) Researchers at KTH Royal Institute of Technology have developed a new [more...]
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