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2014

Patent protection and licensing in microfluidics

December 8, 2014

Microfluidic devices offer control over low-volume samples in order to achieve high-throughput analysis, and reduce turnaround time and costs. Their efficient commercialisation has implications for biomedical sciences, veterinary medicine, [more...]

Little Things Factory

November 26, 2014

About the Company:  Designer and manufacturer of microfluidic components and systems in glass, quartz and silicon substrates with applications in the field of life science, chemistry and medicine. Typical products and solutions include [more...]

Oxford Laser, Inc.

November 24, 2014

About the company: Designer and manufacturer of laser micromachining and high speed imaging system.  Applications of high speed imaging systems include spray pattern and plume geometry measurement, particle size measurement and particle [more...]

Flexible electronic sensors for health diagnostics

November 24, 2014

Paper-based, inexpensive sensors could make medical diagnostic tests more accessible. (Credit: American Chemical Society) Flexible electronic sensors based on paper — an inexpensive material — have the potential to some day cut [more...]

microLIQUID

November 17, 2014

About the company:   microLIQUID is a chip vendor for fabricating microfluidic structures, integrate electrodes on microstructures and chip interface. Handling materials for microfluidic structures include  polymers ,such as SU-8, COC, [more...]

Optimizing Graphene Characterization

November 16, 2014

Graphene is an atomic-scale honeycomb latticemade of carbon atoms (Credit: Wikipedia)  Before 2004, when Geim and Novoselov demonstrated the existence of graphene, a single-atomic-layer-thick crystal of carbon, physicists didn’t believe [more...]

Microfluidic Device Catching Roaming Cancer Cells

November 16, 2014

This is an interesting old video found on youtube which talking about  the research of  German Drazer, an assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at Johns Hopkins University and his doctoral student, Jorge A. Bernate [more...]

Sphere fluidics

November 3, 2014

About the company: Sphere fluidics develops products for use in high-throughtput analysis of single cells analysis, characterization and generation of their genetic, transcriptomic and proteomic profiles in miniaturized volume (pictoliter [more...]

Takasago-Fluidics

November 3, 2014

About the company: Japanese Manufacturer of miniature chemically inert valves and pumps. It develops and manufactures precise fluidic control related components, including solenoid valves, pinch valves, air-operated valves, diaphragm [more...]

MicroTAS 2014 Workshop – Inertial Microfluidics

November 2, 2014

Professor Dino Di Carlo from Department of Bioengineering, University of California, Los Angeles gave a workshop on using inertial microfluidics to manipulate fluids and particles on Oct 26th at MicroTAS 2014. The presentation covered the [more...]

Precision 3D Printing by Solidscape

November 2, 2014

With new stories announced daily, the vast opportunities within the 3D printing technology seem to be as endless as the new capabilities. An intriguing space, of course, is the use of 3D printing in medical applications. One 3D printer [more...]

Microfluidic Deformability-Based Cell Separation

November 2, 2014

Cell deformability is an important emerging bio-marker for a number of disease states. Deformability is indicative of underlying membrane, cytoskeletal or nuclear changes associated with a wide range of cell functional changes, such as [more...]

3D Acoustic Levitation-Particle Manipulation

October 24, 2014

Japanese scientists have been successful in moving an object in a three-dimensional space through a complex system of acoustic levitation, surpassing previous research endeavors that lifted the objects in two dimensions. In order to move [more...]

Why Silicon Valley must join the Ebola battle

October 22, 2014

Electron micrograph of an Ebola virus virion from wiki Mark Zuckerberg recently announced a donation of $25 million to the Centers for Disease Control Foundation to help fight Ebola. He noted that the Ebola epidemic has infected 8,400 [more...]
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