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Advances in the field of nanotechnology have led to the development of miniaturized devices called lab-on-a-chip (LOC). Lithography, in particular, has helped create nanoscale impressions on the surface of metals and semiconductors.
NYU researcher awarded $1.7 million NIH grant to optimize cancer treatment

NYU researcher awarded $1.7 million NIH grant to optimize cancer treatment

3D-printed cell traps help researchers remove the hay to expose cancer cells

3D-printed cell traps help researchers remove the hay to expose cancer cells

Scientists solve a longstanding challenge in portable diagnostic devices

Scientists solve a longstanding challenge in portable diagnostic devices

New lab-on-a-chip system quickly identifies health aspects of a person's immune system

New lab-on-a-chip system quickly identifies health aspects of a person's immune system

'Lab on a chip' technology may help find new treatments for NAFLD

'Lab on a chip' technology may help find new treatments for NAFLD

Researchers develop simple method for isolating placental cells from cervical swabs

Researchers develop simple method for isolating placental cells from cervical swabs

New lab-on-a-chip could help development of novel anti-clotting therapies

New lab-on-a-chip could help development of novel anti-clotting therapies

New liquid biopsy chip captures circulating tumor cells with greater sensitivity

New liquid biopsy chip captures circulating tumor cells with greater sensitivity

Smartphone ‘virus scanner’ could help governments contain viral outbreaks

Smartphone ‘virus scanner’ could help governments contain viral outbreaks

New DIY pressure pump enables more people to test water and blood samples

New DIY pressure pump enables more people to test water and blood samples

Researchers develop new microfluidic device to capture tumor cells

Researchers develop new microfluidic device to capture tumor cells

Innovative microfluidic device simplifies study of blood cells, opens new organ-on-chip possibilities

Innovative microfluidic device simplifies study of blood cells, opens new organ-on-chip possibilities

Organ-on-chip systems offered to Asia-Pacific regions by Sydney's AXT

Organ-on-chip systems offered to Asia-Pacific regions by Sydney's AXT

Berkeley Lab researchers 3D-print all-liquid 'lab on a chip'

Berkeley Lab researchers 3D-print all-liquid 'lab on a chip'

Microfluidic-based drug screening chip identifies antibiotic interactions in eight hours

Microfluidic-based drug screening chip identifies antibiotic interactions in eight hours

Sweat shows promise for noninvasive health monitoring

Sweat shows promise for noninvasive health monitoring

Breakthrough chromosome imaging could aid in development of new treatments

Breakthrough chromosome imaging could aid in development of new treatments

New hydrogel-based muscles manipulate and stimulate biological tissue

New hydrogel-based muscles manipulate and stimulate biological tissue

New physical effect could lead to advancements in personalized pharmaceuticals

New physical effect could lead to advancements in personalized pharmaceuticals

Scientists are working to develop a new way to detect Zika virus

Scientists are working to develop a new way to detect Zika virus