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MicroTAS 2017

October 22, 2017

The 21st International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (µTAS 2017) will be held at the Savannah International Trade and Conference Center in Savannah, Georgia, USA from October 22 – 26, 2017. µTAS [more...]

Feeling the Heat in Cells

April 17, 2017

The gallium nitride nanomembrane (GaN NM) is shown attached to a cell. When a pulsed laser is directed onto the nanomembrane, heat is transferred to the cell via a gold microdisc. By monitoring the emitted photoluminescent light (blue [more...]

Real Life Brain Studies: 3D Brain-on-a-chip

July 20, 2016

Micro sieve electrode array(Image credit:  University of Twente)  To study brain cell’s operation and test the effect of medication on individual cells, the conventional Petri dish with flat electrodes is not sufficient. For truly [more...]

International Micro Nano Conference 2015

December 8, 2015

Celebrating its 10th edition, the international MicroNanoConference ’15 takes place in the heart of vibrant Amsterdam. Microfluidics, Nano-Instrumentation and Surface Modification are the main topics of this industry and application [more...]

Measuring Nanoscale Features with Fractions of Light

December 6, 2015

Drawing illustrates how tiny changes in wavy images scattered from lines in a grid-like array can be reconstructed when paired with advanced optical and computational techniques. Lines are 15 nanometers wide, 30 times smaller than the [more...]

Here’s Why Nobody’s Talking About Nanotech Anymore

October 11, 2015

A micro reactor from glass of the iX-factory GmbH for cost-efficient and danger-reduced mixing of chemicals in the chemical industry (Credit: Kevin Kelleher, Time) Of all the investment fads and manias over the past few decades, none have [more...]

Google Wants to Cure Diseases

August 21, 2015

Google’s smart contract lens When Google Co-Founder Larry Page dropped his now-famous blog post revealing that Google was reorganizing itself as Alphabet, one of the most striking things was what he chose to highlight as the kind [more...]


August 20, 2015

About the company:  Inzign partnered up with Singapore’s leading manufacturing technology research institute (SIMTech) to serve the fast growing lab-on-chip / microfluidic industry. Our microfluidics capability includes injection [more...]

Rice, Penn State Open Center for 2-D Coatings

August 16, 2015

An atom-thick Rice Owl (scale bar equals 100 micrometers) created in 2013 demonstrated an ability to make fine patterns in a hybrid graphene/hexagonal boron nitride material. Rice researchers led by materials scientists Jun Lou and [more...]

Nano-Optomechanical Resonators in Microfluidics

August 15, 2015

Microwheel resonator integrated in microfluidic system (Image Credit: Tang et al) Scientists at Yale University in the US have made a nano-optomechanical resonator that can weigh objects as light as a few attograms. The device, which works [more...]

ASU Engineers Create World First White Laser Beam

August 2, 2015

This schematic illustrates the novel nanosheet with three parallel segments created by the researchers, each supporting laser action in one of three elementary colors. The device is capable of lasing in any visible color, completely [more...]
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