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Testing Standards Focused On To Support Lab On A Chip Commercialization
2012-08-09 10:18:04

Lab on a chip (LOC) devices—microchip-size systems that can prepare and analyze tiny fluid samples with volumes ranging from a few microliters (millionth of a liter) to sub-nanoliters (less than a billionth of a liter)—are envisioned to one day revolutionize how laboratory tasks such as diagnosing diseases and investigating forensic evidence are performed.

2012-03-21 15:06:02

Remember Slinky®, the coiled metal spring that "walks" down stairs with just a push, momentum and gravity?


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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