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Microcontact Printing with APTES

August 8, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microfluidics
Microfluidic devices are used to determine biomarker concentrations in fluids, such as blood—as in liquid assays for cancer. This piece [MORE]

MIT’s Microfluidics Device to Detect Plasma Cells

June 13, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT Multiple Myeloma Microfluidics
Multiple myeloma comes from a proliferation of white blood cells (plasma cells) that result in overproduction of [MORE]

Single Cell Electroporation

May 9, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

A lab team at Rutgers has combined a microfluidics device with electroporation apparatus to open cells as they flow through [MORE]

Automated Liquid Biopsy

April 4, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Volcano CTC System
Because tumor cells in blood tend to be larger than blood cells, it’s possible to separate the two [MORE]

Multiregional Brain-on-a-Chip

February 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Brain on a Chip
A bioengineering group at Harvard has built a brain-on-a-chip that models the neural connectome. This microfluidics device [MORE]

A Simulated Mouth

November 22, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Oral Modeling Device
Last week’s Tagline had a piece about an electronic tongue; this week we have a microfluidics device that [MORE]

Smart Sutures for Wireless Data Collection

August 30, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Smart Sutures
Quoting directly, “A team of engineers [at Tufts University] has developed a novel 3-dimensional thread-based diagnostic platform that, when [MORE]

Photon Sensor for Microfluidics Analyzes Cell Mechanics

July 19, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

University of Illinois-Opto Mechano Fluidic Resonator OMFR
Flow cytometry has been a useful tool in pathology labs since the first machines [MORE]

Microfluidics Chip for Neutrophil Chemotaxis Analysis

June 28, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Neutrophil Chemotaxis Analysis
With a microfluidics device that resembles in principle a magnetic bead isolator column, researchers at the University of [MORE]

Kidney-on-a-Chip

June 7, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ryan Oliver Makes Kidney on Chip
Bioengineers at the University of Michigan have developed a microfluidics chip containing live kidney cells [MORE]

Using Ultrasound to Move Samples in a Microfluidic Device

May 17, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Being able to see mico-organisms or even single cells in a microfluidics device is useful for several reasons (e.g. observing [MORE]

Multiplex Microfluidics Device for Low Concentration Biomarkers

April 5, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microfluidics
Quoting directly from this piece, “At the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland, researchers have developed a device for rapid [MORE]

The Microfluidics “Revolution”

March 29, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Droplet Chip Photo Wang-Lab- JHU
By now, bio-medical laboratories should have moved to storage their mass spectrometers, flow cytometers, and blood [MORE]

Microfluidics Device Mimics Placental Barrier

March 22, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Placental Anatomy
The human placenta experiences considerable shear forces as it passes nutrients, water, oxygen, cells, and waste products between the [MORE]