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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.
New technology can instantly provide in-field characterization of unknown liquids

New technology can instantly provide in-field characterization of unknown liquids

Researchers develop first placenta-on-a-chip to model interface between mother and fetus

Researchers develop first placenta-on-a-chip to model interface between mother and fetus

Researchers use microfluidic chip to study how adipose stem cells develop into mature fat cells

Researchers use microfluidic chip to study how adipose stem cells develop into mature fat cells

Home test using paper strips could help detect cancer, malaria

Home test using paper strips could help detect cancer, malaria

New electronic sensor can distinguish between dead and living bacteria cells

New electronic sensor can distinguish between dead and living bacteria cells

Integrating fiber optic biosensor into microfluidic chip may help in early diagnosis of diabetes

Integrating fiber optic biosensor into microfluidic chip may help in early diagnosis of diabetes

Three RIT students awarded top honors for research on bio-separation techniques

Three RIT students awarded top honors for research on bio-separation techniques

Loughborough University's lab-in-a-briefcase may boost cancer detection rates in developing countries

Loughborough University's lab-in-a-briefcase may boost cancer detection rates in developing countries

New self-contained device could provide instant results to routine lab tests, accelerate treatment and diagnosis

New self-contained device could provide instant results to routine lab tests, accelerate treatment and diagnosis

New nanozyme test can help curb Ebola spread in western Africa

New nanozyme test can help curb Ebola spread in western Africa

Mexican engineer designs new ring that can help diagnose sexually transmitted diseases

Mexican engineer designs new ring that can help diagnose sexually transmitted diseases

Implanted biochemical sensor could allow doctors to better monitor, adjust cancer treatments

Implanted biochemical sensor could allow doctors to better monitor, adjust cancer treatments

New 3D cell culture system could facilitate search for therapeutic agents for Parkinson's disease

New 3D cell culture system could facilitate search for therapeutic agents for Parkinson's disease

Toronto researchers design simple chip for faster, easier detection of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Toronto researchers design simple chip for faster, easier detection of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Sandia biosciences technologies could soon find their way into doctors' offices

Sandia biosciences technologies could soon find their way into doctors' offices

Simple paper strip test can rapidly diagnose Ebola

Simple paper strip test can rapidly diagnose Ebola

Lung cancer can be detected much earlier using lab-on-a-chip technology

Lung cancer can be detected much earlier using lab-on-a-chip technology

UT Arlington scientists explore how fluid flow could play significant role in neuronal growth

UT Arlington scientists explore how fluid flow could play significant role in neuronal growth

Tissue-level model of human airway musculature could pave way for patient-specific asthma treatments

Tissue-level model of human airway musculature could pave way for patient-specific asthma treatments

Researchers develop new lung-on-chip model for laboratory studies of respiratory challenges

Researchers develop new lung-on-chip model for laboratory studies of respiratory challenges