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biobot
2014-07-02 05:16:38

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign engineers have developed a three-dimensionally printed biological robot that is powered by muscle cells and controlled using electrical pulses.

Creating A Biochemistry Lab On A Chip
2013-02-12 20:59:45

Miniaturized laboratory-on-chip systems promise rapid, sensitive, and multiplexed detection of biological samples for medical diagnostics, drug discovery, and high-throughput screening.

“Bio-bots” Making Tracks In Synthetic Biology
2012-11-15 19:37:10

They’re soft, biocompatible, about 7 millimeters long – and, incredibly, able to walk by themselves. Miniature “bio-bots” developed at the University of Illinois are making tracks in synthetic biology.

2010-11-15 21:37:11

University of Illinois researchers are using a new kind of microsensor to answer one of the weightiest questions in biology – the relationship between cell mass and growth rate.

2009-06-02 11:27:05

Fast and affordable genome sequencing has moved a step closer with a new solid-state nanopore sensor being developed by researchers at the University of Illinois.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.