Turning Graphene Into A Bacteria Sensor

When combined with microfluidics and antibodies, graphene can become a powerful bacteria biosensor, researchers say.

Microfluidic Fabrication Made Simple

Scientists in Singapore have used fluoropolymers to create microfluidic devices that do not swell upon exposure to organic solvents.

3D Printed Droplets On Demand

Creating complex emulsions just got easier with a customizable droplet generator built by scientists in Singapore.

Placenta-On-A-Chip Developed To Understand Preterm Births

Researchers have developed a microfluidic device that mimics that placental barrier, paving the way for a better understanding of how infections are linked to preterm delivery.

Microfluidics Enable Low-Cost, Label-Free Disease Diagnosis

Scientists have developed a microfluidic chip that can detect and quantify biomolecules without any fluorescent labels.

Terahertz Microfluidics Enables Label-Free Detection

By generating terahertz waves in close proximity to a microfluidic channel, researchers in Japan have developed a device which could be used to detect cancer, diabetes and the flu.

EmTech Asia Announces 2018’s Innovators Under 35

Ten individuals from Singapore, Australia and Taiwan have been selected as finalists for MIT Technology Review’s Innovators Under 35 program.

Sorting Cells Using Sound Waves

Sound waves could replace more expensive electric fields as a way to accurately sort biological cells for research and diagnostics.

Evaluating Drug Toxicity On A Chip

Scientists in Japan have invented a ‘body-on-a-chip’ device that can be used for pre-clinical testing of drug side effects.

Medicine’s New Stethoscope

Detecting cancers with a blood test sounds simple enough, but is it just hype or are liquid biopsies here to stay?