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Chemical Engineers Discover New Way to Control Particle Motion


March 17, 2008

engineering graphic Chemical engineers at the University of Texas at Austin have discovered a new way to control the motion of fluid particles through tiny channels, potentially aiding the development of micro- and nanoscale technologies such as drug delivery devices, chemical and biological sensors, and components for miniaturized biological "lab-on-a-chip" applications. Full Story

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