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Cell-free Protein Synthesis
Karen Zusi | Dec 31, 2015
Researchers build a microfluidics system to create proteins without living cells.
Calorie-Restricted Yeast Live Longer
Kerry Grens | Jul 14, 2015
Calorie restriction in the organism extends lifespan, supporting a long-standing view that had been challenged by a study published last year.
Flow Cytometry On-a-Chip
Jeffrey M. Perkel | May 31, 2015
Novel microfluidic devices give researchers new ways to count and sort single cells.
All Is Not Quiet on the Western Front
Kelly Rae Chi | Apr 30, 2015
A grab bag of advances is making Western blots faster, more sensitive, and more reliable.
Microfluidics Within Reach
Kate Yandell | Mar 9, 2015
A programmable, hand-operated microfluidic device could help researchers designing more-accessible diagnostics.
Next Generation: Precision Blood Rinsing
Molly Sharlach | Nov 25, 2014
A microfluidic device can safely remove glycerol from thawed red blood cells in minutes, potentially making frozen blood more feasible for routine transfusions.
Nicholette Zeliadt | Aug 31, 2014
Recent developments in cell transfection and molecular delivery technologies
The Sooner, The Better
Nicholette Zeliadt | Jun 30, 2014
New approaches to diagnosing bacterial infections may one day allow the identification of pathogens and their antibiotic susceptibility in a matter of hours or minutes.
Jeffrey M. Perkel | May 31, 2014
Microfluidic tools and techniques for investigating cells, one by one
Hear Ye, Hear Ye
Sarah C.P. Williams | Apr 30, 2014
Tools for tracking quorum-sensing signals in bacterial colonies