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April 2015

Laser Welding Plastic Parts

April 27, 2015

GLOBO welding uses a welding head that looks a little like an oversized ballpoint pen. Its rotating glass sphere focuses the laser beam and presses against the parts being welded. (Photo Credit: Leister Technologies)  To manufacturers, a [more...]

Silicon Chip Spots Dangerous Pathogens in Human Blood

April 19, 2015

Scientists in China have developed a silicon chip doped with silver nanoparticles that can rapidly detect different pathogens in blood samples. The technique may be a rapid and low-cost alternative to current diagnostic tools. There are [more...]

Sensor Detects Spoiled Meat

April 19, 2015

This MIT device, based on modified carbon nanotubes, can detect amines produced by decaying meat. Image Credit: Sophie Liu MIT chemists have devised an inexpensive, portable sensor that can detect gases emitted by rotting meat, allowing [more...]

EmulTech To Realize Microparticle Production Plant

April 13, 2015

This year EmulTech will start the realization of the first microparticle production plant for its industrial partner Fortified Food Coatings. Multiple customers have confirmed the feasibility of the INFINITY platform for their application, [more...]

Microfluidics for Accelerated Drug Assays

April 12, 2015

Multiple microwells on Yevgeny Berdichevsky’s assay chips make it possible to test up to 18 drug candidates at a time. (Image Credit: Linda Nye) Approximately 125,000 Americans each year develop epilepsy, a brain disease marked by [more...]

µParaflo® Microfluidic Synthesis Platform

April 6, 2015

µParaflo® microfluidic chip (Image Credit: LC Sciences)  A requirement common for all targeted sequencing methods, whether hybridization capture based or multiplex PCR based is a need for large numbers of custom oligonucleotide primers [more...]
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