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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 help save millions of infant lives

New technology can help save millions of infant lives

mPhase Technologies files patent application for novel drug delivery system

mPhase Technologies files patent application for novel drug delivery system

New medical device detects biothreat agents

New medical device detects biothreat agents

Finding medical applications for unused inventions: an interview with Gabriel Mecklenburg, Co-Founder of Marblar

Finding medical applications for unused inventions: an interview with Gabriel Mecklenburg, Co-Founder of Marblar

New handheld device performs rapid HIV tests

New handheld device performs rapid HIV tests

Researchers use electrokinetic patterning to separate particles and microbes by size

Researchers use electrokinetic patterning to separate particles and microbes by size

ParoChip can allow dentists to quickly detect and analyze periodontitis pathogens

ParoChip can allow dentists to quickly detect and analyze periodontitis pathogens

Towards imaging biological processes in action at the atomic level

Towards imaging biological processes in action at the atomic level

New technique to directly image biological structures at atomic levels

New technique to directly image biological structures at atomic levels

iTube device can detect allergens in food samples

iTube device can detect allergens in food samples

Chemists' innovation may be a better model for disease diagnostic kits

Chemists' innovation may be a better model for disease diagnostic kits

New technique can manipulate and measure magnetic particles without contact

New technique can manipulate and measure magnetic particles without contact

Novel method could help advance fight against persistent 'HIV latency'

Novel method could help advance fight against persistent 'HIV latency'

University of Rhode Island engineers develop new blood-testing technology

University of Rhode Island engineers develop new blood-testing technology

New method helps engineer tissues with embedded nanoscale networks

New method helps engineer tissues with embedded nanoscale networks

Two Johns Hopkins scientists receive NCI grant for Provocative Questions project

Two Johns Hopkins scientists receive NCI grant for Provocative Questions project

Vanderbilt researchers receives new $2.1M grant to develop microbrain bioreactor

Vanderbilt researchers receives new $2.1M grant to develop microbrain bioreactor

Single-step method can rapidly detect pathogens and chemical contaminants

Single-step method can rapidly detect pathogens and chemical contaminants

New assay can identify rare cancerous cells within mixed populations

New assay can identify rare cancerous cells within mixed populations

U-M-built microsystem measures trace amounts of air contaminants in homes

U-M-built microsystem measures trace amounts of air contaminants in homes