Lotus leaf inspires new diagnostic technology

Lately we're hearing more and more about tiny medical and environmental diagnostic devices, that can perform a variety of tests using very small fluid samples. Working with such small samples does present a challenge, however - how do you thoroughly mix tiny amounts of different fluids, or wrangle individual drops for analysis? According to a team of scientists from the University of Washington, the answer lies in the lotus leaf... Continue Reading Lotus leaf inspires new diagnostic technologySection: Research WatchTags: Biomimicry, Diagnostic devices, Lab on a Chip, Nanotechnology, University of Washington Related Articles: Good vibrations: Lotus leaf's secrets revealed Self cleaning Lotus leaf imitated in plastic Floating weed inspires high-tech waterproof coating Unlocking water fern's secrets could pave the way for more efficient ships Spider-inspired water-repelling surface could lead to self-cleaning windows iPhone app helps you find your parked car

Lotus leaf inspires new diagnostic technology

Lately we're hearing more and more about tiny medical and environmental diagnostic devices, that can perform a variety of tests using very small fluid samples. Working with such small samples ...

Mon 14 May 12 from Gizmag

Portable diagnostics designed to be shaken, not stirred

As medical researchers and engineers try to shrink diagnostics to fit in a person's pocket, one question is how to easily move and mix small samples of liquid.

Wed 9 May 12 from Phys.org

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