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Lab-on-a-chip turns blood test snapshots into movies

Lab-on-a-chip turns blood test snapshots into movies

The new device can continuously sense levels of virtually any protein or molecule in the blood. The researchers say it could be transformative for disease detection, patient monitoring and biomedical research.

Microfluidic system may unravel how novel pathogens attack

Microfluidic system may unravel how novel pathogens attack

Researchers have invented a high-throughput cell separation method that can be used in conjunction with droplet microfluidics.

Lab-on-chip infection test for faster diagnostics

Lab-on-chip infection test for faster diagnostics

A tiny new silicon-based lab-on-chip test could pave the way for cheap handheld infectious disease testing.

A 3D printed microscope for everyone

A 3D printed microscope for everyone

The open-source system from the 3D printer delivers high-resolution images like commercial microscopes at hundreds of times the price.

Microneedles extract dermal interstitial fluid

Microneedles extract dermal interstitial fluid

Microneedle patches could provide a means for extracting interstitial fluid to study possible new biomarkers.

Plant-based gel fast-tracks 'mini-organs' growth

Plant-based gel fast-tracks 'mini-organs' growth

The world’s first bioactive plant-based nanocellulose hydrogel supports organoid growth and helps reduce the costs of studies into cancer and COVID-19.

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