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Lab on a Chip system identifies your DNA

by DanBayley
Tags: concept, dna, future, microfluidics, tiny
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DanBayley
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Jun28-13, 05:29 AM
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Hey, I just came across this idea that sounds really cool in theory, but I'm wondering if anyone out knows if it's actually technically possible:

Lab-on-a-chip detectors http://marblar.com/challenge/Micro-mixer/idea/1237

So the analyte is passively mixed by a tiny microfluidic mixer which is then passed onto the chip that detects DNA.This apparently would be a much faster process than the current system.

However, I have doubts that this is necessary because they are already doing this without the mixing device. What do you guys think?
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Greg Bernhardt
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Jul31-13, 01:28 PM
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Cool idea, I'd like to know more too!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lab-on-a-chip


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