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A microfabricated fluidics system designed to perform high-resolution biochemical analyses
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IBM is collaborating with a team from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai to continue development of this lab-on-a-chip technology and plans to test it on prostate cancer, the most common cancer in men in the U.S.
The benefits of lab-on-a-chip over conventional analysis are significant, and might be characterised by 'getting faster results with less input substance': less volume, less power, less waste, less time.
Park suggested that the lab-on-a-chip could present a tiny droplet of the sample to be pressed against a phone's touchscreen for analysis, where an app would work out whether you have food poisoning, strep throat or flu, for example, New Scientist reported.
Lab-on-a-chip, as Ghallab (PhD, electrical engineering, U.
The research collaboration is expected to address such areas as microsysterns, environmental monitoring, and lab-on-a-chip developments.
The electronic taste chip is a particularly intriguing lab-on-a-chip application.
The lab-on-a-chip market is primarily driven by basic research applications.
Lab-on-a-Chip applications are scaled-down versions of familiar laboratory procedures, such as liquid chromatography and capillary electrophoresis.
Microfluidic, or so-called "lab-on-a-chip," devices are miniaturized chemical and biochemical analysis systems that may one day replace conventional bench top instruments.