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August 2015

Neurons Broken Machinery Piles Up in ALS

August 12, 2015

A healthy motor neuron needs to transport its damaged components from the nerve-muscle connection all the way back to the cell body in the spinal cord. If it cannot, the defective components pile up and the cell becomes sick and dies. [more...]

Scaffold-integrated Microchips Retrieve Cancer Cells

August 7, 2015

An integrated microfluidic chip design with an embedded 3-D hydrogel scaffold provides a transfer-rable microenvironment for the recovery and longitudinal study of captured circulating tumor cells. (Image Credit: TECHNOLOGY) A team of [more...]

An Optical Sensor Platform Based on Nanopaper

August 7, 2015

Spots for individual assays made of nanopaper-based composites on a glass slide. (Image: Eden Morales-Narváez, Institut Català de Nanociencia i Nanotecnologia) Nanopaper, made from cellulose like traditional paper, shows much lower [more...]

New Biosensors for Managing Microbial Workers

August 5, 2015

New biosensors developed by Wyss Institute Core Faculty member George Church enable complex genetic re–programming of common bacteria like E. coli and could be leveraged for sustainable biomanufacturing, using the metabolic processes of [more...]

Measurement, Instrumentation, and Sensors Handbook

August 2, 2015

Book Description Amazon Link | CRC Press Link Author:  John G. Webster  This new edition of the bestselling Measurement, Instrumentation, and Sensors Handbook brings together all aspects of the design and implementation of measurement, [more...]

Biomedical Microsystems

August 2, 2015

Book Description Amazon Link | CRC Press Link Author:  Ellis Meng Poised to dramatically impact human health, biomedical microsystems (bioMEMS) technologies incorporate various aspects from materials science, biology, chemistry, [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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