11 Sep 2020
Robust and widespread antibody testing has emerged as a key strategy in the fight against SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic. However current testing methods are too...
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8 Sep 2020
The wavelength of light absorbed by the nanospikes changes depending on its local environment. The principle is the basis for detecting the presence and quantity of antibodies which are bound to the...
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8 Sep 2020
The green arrows show the direction that the sample moves through the chip, due to the action of the syringe pump.
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8 Sep 2020
The antibody testing platform, developed by researchers from the Micro/Bio/Nanofluidics Unit at OIST.
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19 May 2020
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19 May 2020
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19 May 2020
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19 May 2020
Toothpaste, face creams, hair gel, mayonnaise, and ketchup are household items that most people don’t think twice about but, in terms of their flow behavior, they have unusual properties. They’re all...
Type: Press release
11 Mar 2020
The scientists ran simulations of the spiral vortex to characterize its dynamics. They also captured videos of how the cells were deformed by the spiral vortex in the center of the cross-junction and...
Type: Video
11 Mar 2020
The membrane surrounding cells acts as a selective barrier, cradling and protecting the cell’s contents from the external surroundings and choosing which substances to allow in or out of the cell....
Type: News Article
11 Mar 2020
When two opposing streams of water meet at a cross-junction at low flow rates (left), the streams part and continue flowing symmetrically, which causes cells to elongate when in the center. When the...
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