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Superionic phosphate glass stamp for lab-on-a-chip manufacture

By Eileen De Guire / October 26, 2011

A glass stamp reproduces precise, nanometer-scale etchings in silver. This original engraving is 10 microns wide – less than a quarter of the diameter of a human hair. Credit: Kyle Jacobs; MIT The days of having vials of blood drawn for diagnostic testing could become history if lab-on-a-chip technology develops to its full potential. LOCs…

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Quantum dots and microneedles: A possible new approach to diagnosing skin disease

By / August 30, 2010

Microneedles fabricated with two-photon polymerization:Credit: Royal Society of Chemistry I first covered ACerS member Roger Narayan’s work in the field of two-photon polymerization a little more than a year ago in a story for ACerS’ membership magazine, the Bulletin. For several years, Narayan, a professor in the Joint Biomedical Engineering Department that is connected with…

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