lab on a chip

Scientists peer into real time brain cell activity


May 31st, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 31 (IANS) Scientists, for the first time, peered into real time brain cell activity that underlay memory formation.Researchers reproduced the brain's complex electrical impulses onto models made of ... Read more...

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Rainbow-trapping scientist opens up new possibilities for data storage


April 13th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): A rainbow-trapping scientist is now working to capture all the colours of the rainbow, which could lead to new breakthroughsin boosting data storage and communications.Qiaoqiang Gan, an assistant ... Read more...

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Blood chip diagnoses diseases within minutes


March 20th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (IANS) A self-powered, low-cost chip can test blood samples and diagnose diseases like tuberculosis and HIV within minutes, scientists say. The device has been developed by researchers ... Read more...

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Boffins discover enhanced delivery method of DNA payloads into cells


July 10th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): Chemical engineers at Virginia Tech have discovered an enhanced delivery method of DNA payloads into cells.The work, by Chang Lu and his colleagues, appears in the journal Lab ... Read more...

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New device can identify breast cancer risk in a jiffy


October 13th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 13 (IANS) A new lab-on-a-chip can swiftly analyse tiny samples of blood and breast tissue and can identify breast cancer among women, say scientists. "The concentration of the hormone oestrogen and ... Read more...

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Now, a mini-magnet test to diagnose TB in just 30 minutes


August 8th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 8 (ANI): It is now possible to diagnose tuberculosis (TB) in just 30 minutes, thanks to magnetic nanoparticles that can identify Mycobacterium tuberculosis in sputum, even at very low concentrations.Their ... Read more...

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Micro chip marvel performs 1,000 chemical tests at once


August 4th, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) Flasks, beakers and hot plates may soon be a thing of the past -- thanks to a thumbnail sized micro chip marvel which, when plugged into a computer, ... Read more...

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Use magnets to clean your blood


March 27th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 27 (IANS) You can now use tiny magnets to clean your blood of pathogens, thus freeing yourself from the kind of septic infection that kills more than 200,000 people annually ... Read more...

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Lab-on-a-Chip may help study how cancer cells detach from neighbouring tissue to spread disease


March 19th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 19 (ANI): Johns Hopkins engineers say that they have developed a new lab-on-a-chip that can lead to better cancer therapies. The researchers say that their invention may help figure out ... Read more...

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Now, tiny “lab-on-a-chip” to detect pollutants, disease and biological weapons


February 18th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Taking a huge leap in the detection of pollutants, Tel Aviv University researchers have developed a highly accurate nano-scale biomonitoring laboratory to keep water safe from pollution ... Read more...

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$2 egg-beater could save thousands of lives in developing countries


October 16th, 2008 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) Plastic tubing taped to a hand-held egg-beater could save thousands of lives in developing countries.The low-cost centrifuge replacement can separate plasma from blood in minutes, which is used ... Read more...

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Create your home-made lab-on-a-chip with some paper, ink and sunlight


September 24th, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 24 (ANI): You can now create your own lab-on-a-chip device by just writing on a piece of paper. All you need is the right paper, ink, and sunlight to ... Read more...

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Chip to make instant home test for illness possible


July 25th, 2008 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS) A new tool "lab-on-a-chip" would make a new generation of instant home tests possible for illnesses, food contaminants and toxic gases in the near future. These portable, efficient ... Read more...

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Scientists create new instrument to sniff out life on Mars in 2013


May 2nd, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by admin
London, May 2 (ANI): European Space Agencys (ESA) ExoMars mission in 2013 will use the Urey instrument to drill down 2 metres into the Martian soil in search for life.According to ... Read more...

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