Seven days in science - 24 March 2017

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Test your knowledge of what's been happening in the scientific world over the past seven days.

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Droplet Microfluidics

Infographic

Learn how microdroplets are generated, and some of the advantages they offer over conventional microfluidics

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Seven days in science - 17 March 2017

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Test your knowledge of what's been happening in the scientific world over the past seven days.

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Improved Monitoring in Microdroplet Reactors

Article

We learn about a new method to rapidly and accurately monitor the rate of oxygen consumption of bacteria growing in individual microdroplets.

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Novel Tools for Cellular Biomechanics

Life In Science

Dr. Wan tells us about his career and the work his lab is doing to advance understanding of cellular biomechanics using microfluidics.

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Blood-vessel-on-a-Chip Models Vascular Barrier Function
Blood-vessel-on-a-Chip Models Vascular Barrier Function
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A newly developed human blood-vessel-on-a-chip models the vascular barrier and reveals a new cell migration-based mechanism for fibrotic diseases.

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First 3D Printed Microfluidic Lab-on-a-Chip Produced
First 3D Printed Microfluidic Lab-on-a-Chip Produced
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The new approach is a promising lower-cost option for microfluidic device fabrication, which could enable mass-production of cheaper diagnostic devices.

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New Microfluidic Chip Boosts the Sensitivity of Immunoassays by >1000x
New Microfluidic Chip Boosts the Sensitivity of Immunoassays by >1000x
News

The chip works well even when protein biomarkers are present in extremely small numbers, as is the situation during the early stages of a disease.

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New Ultrafast Method for Determining Antibiotic Resistance
New Ultrafast Method for Determining Antibiotic Resistance
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Researchers at Uppsala University have developed a new method for very rapidly determining whether infection-causing bacteria are resistant or susceptible to antibiotics.

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Optofluidic Device Detects Tumour Cells in Blood
Optofluidic Device Detects Tumour Cells in Blood
News

A team of researchers has patented a mobile device that can monitor cancer quickly, cheaply, effectively and non-invasively.

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Precision NanoSystems to Host Nanomedicines Symposium
Precision NanoSystems to Host Nanomedicines Symposium
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Precision NanoSystems holds its second annual nanomedicines symposium called Nanomedicines that will discuss the latest developments in nanomedicine research.

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