Droplet Microfluidics

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

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High Purity Plasma Extraction

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To learn about some of the challenges of extracting plasma from blood, and how a recently developed microfluidic device could help overcome some of these, we spoke to Dr. Weihua Li.

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Creating an Environmentally Sustainable Lab

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Discover opportunities for improving the sustainability of your lab.

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Organs-on-Chips: Applications, Challenges, and the Future

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Limitations of current planar, static cell culture systems or animal models highlight the urgent need for more physiologically relevant models of human organs, and have fuelled the development of organs-on-chips.

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Benefits & Challenges of Working on the Microscale

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Dr Christoph Merten of the EMBL describes the benefits and challenges of working on the microscale.

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Cellular Guillotine Developed to Study Single-cell Wound Repair
Cellular Guillotine Developed to Study Single-cell Wound Repair
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In an effort to understand how single cells heal, mechanical engineer Sindy Tang developed a microscopic guillotine that efficiently cuts cells in two. Learning more about single-cell wound repair could lead to self-healing materials and machines.

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Chips in Space
Chips in Space
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CASIS and NCATS announce five grants have been awarded to perform tissue chip science on the International Space Station.

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Reproducing a Retinal Disease on a Chip
Reproducing a Retinal Disease on a Chip
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A joint research team from the Graduate Schools of Engineering and Medicine at Tohoku University has recapitulated a pathological condition of retinal diseases on a chip.

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Wyss Institute’s Organ Chips Get Smart and Go Electric
Wyss Institute’s Organ Chips Get Smart and Go Electric
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Human Organs-on-Chips technology has been enhanced to non-invasively report cells’ health, electrical activities and differentiation status

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Lab on a Chip Could Monitor Health, Germs and Pollutants
Lab on a Chip Could Monitor Health, Germs and Pollutants
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Rutgers researchers have invented a technology that could lead to wearable biosensors which could analyze sweat or blood for biomarkers.

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New and Practical Method to Measure Cell Stiffness Developed
New and Practical Method to Measure Cell Stiffness Developed
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Researchers have developed a microfluidic device capable of characterizing more than 6,000 cells' mechanical properties within one minute.

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