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  • Discovering novel structural color mechanisms with microfluidics
    by iga.willmann on 30th July 2020 at 11:30 am

      Dolomite Microfluidics’ chips are helping researchers at Pennsylvania State University to make exciting discoveries about the structural color mechanisms of different materials, paving the way for further research into diverse applications such as colorimetric sensors and aesthetics, for example, cosmetics, coatings or paint. Lauren Zarzar, Assistant Professor of the Department of Chemistry, explained: “We... The post Discovering novel structural color mechanisms with microfluidics appeared first on Dolomite Microfluidics.

  • Inside Dolomite Labs: Polystyrene particles synthesis
    by iga.willmann on 21st July 2020 at 10:30 am

      Microfluidic methods for the synthesis of monodisperse polystyrene particles  Polystyrene is a synthetic polymer widely used for the synthesis of ordered materials, biomedical tests, particle size standards, and column packing. In recent years, monodisperse polystyrene microspheres have been increasingly present in the field of microelectronics acting, for example, as conductive particles in anisotropic conductive... The post Inside Dolomite Labs: Polystyrene particles synthesis appeared first on Dolomite Microfluidics.

  • Successful collaboration achieves accurate prediction of microfluidic bead production
    by iga.willmann on 9th June 2020 at 4:15 pm

      Poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) (PLGA) is a polymer with broad utility, often used for the manufacture of highly monodisperse beads for controlled drug release and targeted drug delivery. Using microfluidic chips – such as those from Dolomite Microfluidics – to produce the beads provides the necessary precise regulation of bead size distribution, a factor that is... The post Successful collaboration achieves accurate prediction of microfluidic bead production appeared first on Dolomite Microfluidics.

  • Microfluidics enables reliable siRNA drug delivery for inflammatory diseases and tumor targeting
    by iga.willmann on 4th May 2020 at 1:47 pm

      Researchers in the Department of Pharmacy at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich are using chips from Dolomite Microfluidics to reliably and consistently produce monodisperse particles for targeted delivery of small interfering RNA (siRNA) therapeutics. This microfluidic encapsulation technology is ideal for gene silencing applications in cancer immunology and inflammatory diseases, where siRNA can potentially... The post Microfluidics enables reliable siRNA drug delivery for inflammatory diseases and tumor targeting appeared first on Dolomite Microfluidics.

  • FACS sorting droplets: Expression assays in double emulsions using the Dolomite µEncapsulator
    by iga.willmann on 8th April 2020 at 3:20 pm

      Single cell analysis coupled with FACS enables our customers to increase throughput, lower costs and improve the quality of their assays. Single cell analysis is key in identifying population heterogeneity, highlighting crucial sub-populations along with discovering novel characteristics of individual cells.  The Dolomite µEncapsulator system facilitates single cell encapsulation into droplets ready for fluorescence-activated... The post FACS sorting droplets: Expression assays in double emulsions using the Dolomite µEncapsulator appeared first on Dolomite Microfluidics.

University of Toronto partners National Research Council to create a national research hub for microfluidics.

Shrinking entire medical labs onto chips with the help of nanotechnology