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DOE’s Berkeley Lab Creates a 3-D Printed Microfluidics Device

July 16, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D printed all liquid lab on a chip
As described: “When two liquids – one containing nanoscale clay particles, another containing [MORE]

A Chip that Models the Human Gut

July 16, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Intestine chip
Human cells that line the intestines, and the bacteria that live in that region have conflicting needs for oxygen.  [MORE]

Highly Sensitive Microfluidic Device for Capturing CTCs

April 30, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cancer cell microfluidic device
Much of the enthusiasm for liquid biopsy in cancer research comes from knowing there are circulating tumor [MORE]

Microfluidics Device takes Exomes from Blood

April 16, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Pulling exosomes from blood to test for cancer
All cells produce and release exosomes, but tumors do more of both.  And, [MORE]

Sweat Patch Diagnostics

April 9, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sensor to measure chemical contents in sweat
Sweat is a diagnostic fluid, with varying levels of chloride, glucose, and lactate.  To [MORE]

Promoting Vascularization in Kidney Organoids

March 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Culturing kidney organoids under flow
To make muscle cells from human stem cells, mechanical stress, causing stretching and contraction, has to [MORE]

Rutgers’s Phlebotomy Robot also Does Testing

February 26, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Rutgers Venipuncture robot
Over the past year, Rutgers University engineers have put together three existing technologies to automate phlebotomy and blood [MORE]

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]