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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.

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Microfluidic Systems for Sweat Analysis and Neonatal Care

Microfluidic Systems for Sweat Analysis and Neonatal Care

Low-cost, portable detector takes about 30 minutes to identify pathogens

Low-cost, portable detector takes about 30 minutes to identify pathogens

RIT researchers develop miniature lab device to detect bacteria, viruses

RIT researchers develop miniature lab device to detect bacteria, viruses

Multi-corneal barrier-on-a-chip device could help improve ophthalmic drug development

Multi-corneal barrier-on-a-chip device could help improve ophthalmic drug development

Lab-on-chip device to monitor how extracellular matrix responds to disease

Lab-on-chip device to monitor how extracellular matrix responds to disease

UCI makes tremendous strides in prevention, early detection and treatment of cancer

UCI makes tremendous strides in prevention, early detection and treatment of cancer

Novel device shows promise to identify high-quality blood donors

Novel device shows promise to identify high-quality blood donors

Novel 'tooth-on-a-chip' could open door to personalized dental care

Novel 'tooth-on-a-chip' could open door to personalized dental care

Researchers create 'lab on a chip' devices to help medics monitor patients’ health in real-time

Researchers create 'lab on a chip' devices to help medics monitor patients’ health in real-time

MSU research team wins NIH grant to explore new way to study the gut's immune system

MSU research team wins NIH grant to explore new way to study the gut's immune system

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