Latest Lab-on-a-chip Stories
Using something called “inertial microfluidics,” University of Cincinnati researchers are able to safely separate and collect concentrated volumes of fragile prostate cancer cells from small sample batches.
Singapore, Sept 21, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - The Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech), a research institute of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), launched the
UC researchers have developed the first lab-on-a-chip sensor to provide fast feedback regarding levels of the heavy metal manganese in humans.
The innovative development of the lab-on-a-chip is allowing scientists to perform complex laboratory assays with such simplicity that these tests can be carried out in the most remote regions of the world.
An inexpensive and portable blood test could provide a breakthrough in diagnosing infections and has been proven as accurate as expensive hospital-based testing in the detection of HIV, syphilis and other diseases.
UBC researchers have invented a silicone chip that could make genetic analysis far more sensitive, rapid, and cost-effective by allowing individual cells to fall into place like balls in a pinball machine.
An artificial lung built by Cleveland researchers has reached efficiencies akin to the genuine organ, using air â€“ not pure oxygen as current man-made lungs require - for the source of the essential element.
Hong Kong, June 28, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - Hai Kang Life Corporation Limited ("Hai Kang Life"), a Hong Kong-based biotechnology company founded by professor Albert Cheung-Hoi Yu, has just received significant worldwide attention by being featured in Science magazine, the leading global scientific journal.
NEW YORK, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Veredus Laboratories, a leading provider of molecular detection tests, and its technology partner, STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), today announced the successful development and deployment of VereFoodborne(TM), a Lab-on-Chip application that is able to detect 10 to 12 food-borne pathogens in one test, including the Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (E.
Lab on a Chip is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published bi-weekly (24 issues per year) by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). It was established in 2001 and hosts RSC’s other publications: Highlights in Chemical Technology and Highlights in Chemical Biology. The editor-in-chief is Harp Minhas. Lab on a Chip publishes original primary research and review articles on any aspect of miniaturization at the micro and nano scale. It covers a variety of disciplines including chemistry,...
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