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Sculpting Flow


July 11, 2013

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Researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles, Iowa State University and Princeton University reported results in Nature Communications on a new way of sculpting tailor-made fluid flows by placing microscale pillars in microfluidic channels. The method could allow clinicians to better separate white blood cells in a sample, increase mixing in industrial applications, and more quickly perform lab-on-a-chip type operations.Full Story

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University of Texas at Austin, Texas Advanced Computing Center

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