19 May 2020 - 10:00
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19 May 2020 - 10:00
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
19 May 2020 - 10:00
Type: Photo
11 Mar 2020 - 16:00
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 - 11:06
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 - 10:34
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...
Type: Photo
11 Mar 2020 - 10:17
The chip device is comprised of tiny channels configured to form a cross-junction (dotted blue box), followed by T-junctions (dotted purple box). The arrows show the direction that the fluid, which...
Type: Photo
11 Mar 2020 - 10:13
The chip device, called a spiral hydroporator, contains tiny fluid-filled channels. A fluid suspension of cells and target nanomaterials is delivered and removed via the orange tubes.
Type: Photo
28 Jan 2020 - 09:22
High-speed video microscopy of the tips of the posts, illustrating their highly-synchronized motions.  The raw microscope video is shown in the top plot with the starting and tracked positions...
Type: Video
28 Jan 2020 - 09:18
High-speed polarized light microscopy showing the elastic stretching of the wormlike micelles during flow around two cylindrical posts, which are represented by white circles. The color of the plot...
Type: Video
27 Jan 2020 - 15:31
Specialized stringy fluids flow through the human joints and help constitute substances such as mucus. These fluids contain long, flexible molecules like polymers or proteins, giving them the ability...
Type: News Article
27 Jan 2020 - 15:15
The researchers from OIST’s Micro/Bio/Nanofluidics Unit who published a new study in Small. From left to right, Professor Amy Shen, Dr. Cameron Hopkins, Dr. Simon Haward.
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