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lab-on-a-chip

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Lab on a chip puts the pressure on a parasite

A simple device could help researchers better observe how well different compounds fight the increasingly drug-resistant malaria parasite.

By February 28, 2012

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New lab-on-a-chip genetic analysis resembles pinball

University of British Columbia researchers invent a silicone chip they say could revolutionize genetic analysis by allowing individual cells to fall into place like balls in a pinball machine.

By July 26, 2011

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New virus-detecting lab on a chip gets even better

A team of BYU engineers and chemists figures out how to interface macro levels of liquid onto their microscopic silicon chip to detect viruses at even very low concentrations.

By February 3, 2010

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Lab on a chip promises to speed experiments

Researchers have developed a chip that can be used to perform more than 1,000 experiments simultaneously.

By August 6, 2009

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Harvard-made lung muscle could yield asthma insights

Scientists synthesize human airway tissue, and in hopes of finding better asthma medication, watch it react to a variety of chemicals.

By September 23, 2014

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MIT creates magnetic microhair that lets water defy gravity

Researchers have created an elastic material bristling with microscopic strands of nickel that can direct the flow of liquids and light.

By August 7, 2014

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Real-life sonic screwdriver repairs damaged nerves

A "sonic screwdriver" uses acoustic force to build tartan-patterned tissue with the potential to repair damaged nerves.

By May 14, 2014

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Game-changing $5 chemistry set inspired by music box

A Stanford researcher reinvents the chemistry set completely in the form of an inexpensive gizmo modeled after a hand-crank music box.

By April 10, 2014

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Researchers bypass blood work, favoring lasers to detect malaria

Using the same tech a destroyer uses to detect a submarine, a new diagnostic tool listens for the sound of popping vapor nanobubbles -- a telltale sign that malaria parasites are dining.

By January 8, 2014