22 Nov 2016 - 16:20
Figure 2: A viscoelastic wormlike micellar solution flows around a cylinder in a straight microchannel, under conditions dominated by fluid elasticity. Scale bar: 200 µm (0.2 mm).
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22 Nov 2016 - 16:10
Figure 1: Evolution of birefringence (top) and flow patterns (bottom) as the flow rate is increased from left to right. Flow enters the 4-way junction through top and bottom channels and exits...
Type: Photo
22 Nov 2016 - 16:04
This video depicts the motion of a specific worm-like micellar solution with a cylinder obstructing the flow path. The streak lines are visualized under a microscope using fluorescent tracer...
Type: Video
29 Jun 2016 - 10:21
When raindrops fall into bodies of water, milk is added to a cup of coffee, and in other mixing and rinsing processes, you might wonder how one liquid is absorbed by the other. Small droplets can be...
Type: News Article
20 May 2016 - 09:40
Electricity plays a key role in cell studies, but practical issues linked with the shape of the laboratory cultureware have troubled this research. Laboratory cultureware are the plastic containers...
Type: News Article
Testing the performance of the device.
20 May 2016 - 09:27
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19 Apr 2016 - 09:48
In many plumbing and pipework systems in general, there are junctions and connections to move liquids such as water in different directions, but have you ever thought about what happens to the water...
Type: News Article
8 Mar 2016 - 19:27
Microfluidics for Medicine and Biology: the Micro/Bio/Nanofluidics Unit researches ways to manipulate fluids at the cellular scale, with applications in medicine and biology. March 2016 Micro/Bio/...
Type: Video
12 Feb 2016 - 11:36
One of goals of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) is to foster collaboration between different disciplines. Recently, OIST scientists combined techniques from...
Type: News Article
25 Dec 2015 - 15:37
Diabetes is one of the leading causes of death. Patients with type 1 diabetes have their insulin secreting cells destroyed by the immune system and require daily insulin injections. Pancreatic islet...
Type: News Article
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