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Microfluidic Chip Can Detect HIV and MRSA

April 9, 2017

A digital illustration of the design of the SIMPLE chip A team of biophysicists and bioengineers in the US have developed a $10, self-powered microfluidic chip that can rapidly detect disease-related RNA or DNA in blood samples. The chip [more...]

Microfluidic Device Helps to Detect Myeloma Cells

April 4, 2017

Engineers at MIT have devised a microfluidic technique to capture and count circulating plasma cells from small samples of blood. The technique, which relies on conventional blood draws, may provide patients with a less painful test for [more...]

[Startup] Yale spin-off Fluid-Screen Inc.

March 27, 2017

Fluid-Screen, Inc. is a startup pursuing a mission to provide safer living for millions of people globally, while building a significant, valuable company.  They are commercializing a technology developed at Yale University that can [more...]

Multiregional Brain on a Chip

January 22, 2017

Image of the in vitro model showing three distinct regions of the brain connected by axons. (Credit: Disease Biophysics Group/Harvard University) Harvard University researchers have developed a multiregional brain-on-a-chip that models the [more...]

First ‘Water-wave’ Laser Created

December 4, 2016

Artistic illustration of “Water-Wave” Laser. (Image Credit: Technion Spokesperson’s Office) Technion researchers have demonstrated, for the first time, that laser emissions can be created through the interaction of light and [more...]

Harvard Creating a Smoking Machine

November 27, 2016

In a published study, the Wyss Institute describes an instrument they engineered that can “breathe” in and out, actively smoke regular and electronic cigarettes much like a human. Individual mouth pieces in a rotating unit of the [more...]

3D-printed Heart-on-a-chip with Integrated Sensors

November 6, 2016

Harvard University researchers have made the first entirely 3D-printed organ-on-a-chip with integrated sensing.  Built by a fully automated, digital manufacturing procedure, the 3D-printed heart-on-a-chip can be quickly fabricated and [more...]

Global Engage’s 2nd Microfluidics Congress 2016

October 20, 2016

Building on the success of our 2015 Microfluidics Congress in London, Global Engage is pleased to announce the 2nd Microfluidics Congress, which will be held on 20-21 October in London, UK at the Novotel London West. The event will be [more...]
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