John Wikswo, Director of the Vanderbilt Institute for Integrative Biosystems Research and Education, reports on the development of a microfluidic device containing human cells which can model the blood-brain barrier.
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In part one of "Microfluidics Adventures," brought to you by the Lutetium Project, Marie Boulez sets the scene and explains why it is so compelling to make products smaller, from a theoretical point of view. This first part of the three-part series will help you understand the physics concepts that are fundamental to microfluidics.WATCH NOW