Latest Elizabeth Strychalski Stories
Remember Slinky®, the coiled metal spring that "walks" down stairs with just a push, momentum and gravity?
It's not often that someone can claim that going from a positive to a negative is a step forward, but that's the case for a team of scientists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and private industry.
The goal of an integrated, miniaturized laboratory analysis system, also known as a "lab-on-a-chip," is simple: sample in, answer out.
- Growing in low tufty patches.