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Sensera’s MEMS Devices Mimic Human Organs

June 10, 2018

Sensera is adapting its MEMS technology for new applications in bioengineering. The company’s MEMS technology is now being used at Harvard University for the creation of microfluidic devices which mimic the functionsof living [more...]

Cell Cycle Analysis Market Prophesied to Grow by 2025

June 10, 2018

Cell proliferation regulation is a central part of the tissue morphogenesis process during the development of multicellular organisms. Moreover, the loss of control of cell proliferations is one of the underlying factors to consider in [more...]

A Faster Way to Make Drug Microparticles

May 15, 2018

Pharmaceuticals owe their effects mostly to their chemical composition, but the packaging of these drugs into specific physical formulations also needs to be done to exact specifications. For example, many drugs are encapsulated in solid [more...]

Ink-jet Printing Promises Neural Precision

May 15, 2018

Researchers led by Patrick Smith of the University of Sheffield in the UK recently showed that they could print neuronal and other types of biological cells using a piezoelectric ink-jet printer. The neuronal cells printed with the [more...]

Precision Waveguides with Inkjet Printing

May 6, 2018

Scientists at a Swiss laboratory have demonstrated an inkjet method for precise printing of tiny optical components such as waveguides (Opt. Express, doi:10.1364/OE.26.011934). The new technique leverages capillary forces—instead of [more...]

A Stopwatch for Nanofluids

April 29, 2018

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has filed a provisional patent application for a microflow measurement system, about the size of a nickel, that can track the movement of extremely tiny amounts of liquids—as [more...]

Skin-Mounted Microfluidics Analyze Biomarkers in Sweat

April 28, 2018

From a medical perspective, there are plenty of reasons to be interested in sweat. The quantitative measurement of its components can track certain bodily functions under different conditions and help in the diagnosis of diseases. Chloride [more...]

Future Food Formulation Factories

April 28, 2018

Nutraceutical is a broad term used to describe any compound found in food that is thought to add nutritional value. They are extracted from food and concentrated to enhance their therapeutic effect. This can range from lycopene found in [more...]
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