Tiny tools: Controlling individual water droplets as biochemical reactors

IMAGE: Controlling Individual Water Droplets as Biochemical Reactors – Scientists from Ritsumeikan University, Japan develop a method to better manipulate tiny droplets in lab-on-a-chip applications for biochemistry, cell culturing, and drug… view more  Credit: Ritsumeikan University, Japan Miniaturization is rapidly reshaping the field of biochemistry, with emerging technologies such as microfluidics and “lab-on-a-chip” devices taking the…

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Banishing cigarettes into history’s ashcan

IMAGE: Lorraine Reitzel, Distinguished Professor of Education at University of Houston and director, Taking Texas Tobacco Free, is leading expansion of the program into underserved communities and targeting substance abusers view more  Credit: University of Houston In Texas, only 14% of residents are cigarette smokers, thanks in part to groups like Taking Texas Tobacco Free (TTTF)…

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