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Singapore University’s $1 Test for Multiple Diseases

February 5, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

enVision
Human papilloma virus has one hundred subtypes, five of which can cause cervical cancer.  Consequently, a point-of-care microfluidic device that [MORE]

Tissue Chips in Space

February 5, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Small tissue chips in space
Microfluidic chips that mimic human tissues are well established in medical and pharmaceutical research, but using [MORE]

Biosensor Detects HER-2 Breast Cancer in 15 Minutes

January 22, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D printer makes biosensors to detect breast cancer protein in blood.
University scientists in Connecticut have built a microfluidics device that [MORE]

Democratizing Diagnostics?

December 11, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microfluidic diagnostic tools
According to this piece, “[Microfluidic devices] are bound to democratize diagnostics by facilitating financial and physical access to [MORE]

MIT’s Physiome-on-a-Chip

October 30, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT Physiome-on-a-Chip
The human body has nearly 80 organs (depending on their definitions).  Knowing how a drug interacts with these different [MORE]

A Wearable Cytometer

October 9, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Wearable cytometer
Most of the wearable biosensors on the market today monitor heartbeat, respiration and movement.  Others are working on blood [MORE]

Lab-on-a-Fiber Technology

June 5, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Lab On Fiber Analyst Royal Society of Chemistry
First it was lab-on-a-chip, and then lab-on-skin. Now Scottish researchers report on an [MORE]

A Lung-Liver-Gut-Endometrium-Brain-Heart-Pancreas-Kidney-Skin-Skeletal Muscle “Body-on-a-Chip” Device

May 1, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT Organs Chip
Aimed at drug testing, MIT engineers have created a physiome chip, aka “body-on-a-chip,” that has one to two [MORE]

“Programmable Droplets”

March 27, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Programmable Droplets
The most common way researchers move biological fluids for analysis or combination is a microfluidic device. But according to [MORE]

Microfluidic Purification of a Rare Antibody

March 27, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human B Lymphocyte
This year’s flu season showed a weakness in preparation: vaccine manufacturers used an antibody for a narrow subset [MORE]

Lab of the Future

February 13, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

BioBright Smart Lab
What would the amalgamation of microfluidics, robotics, cloud computing, artificial intelligence and machine learning do for laboratory research? [MORE]

Preserving Liquid Biopsy Samples with a Glycoprotein

February 6, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microfluidics
Circulating tumor cells, captured in microfluidic devices, die off in a few hours; so means of preserving them is a [MORE]

A Health “Snapshot” in Sweat

January 23, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Portable System to Analyze Sweat
Swiss engineers have built a tiny (one centimeter squared) biomarker analyzer that uses sweat as its [MORE]

“Labyrinth” Chip Sorts Circulating Tumor Cells

November 28, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Labyrinth Chip
Quoting directly from the University of Michigan researchers: “We present “Labyrinth,” a label-free microfluidic device to isolate circulating tumor [MORE]