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Take a Tour of The Tiny, Wonderful World of Microfluidics – ScienceAlert

When you think of micro- or nanotechnology, you likely think of small electronics like your phone, a tiny robot or a microchip.

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When you think of micro- or nanotechnology, you likely think of small electronics like your phone, a tiny robot or a microchip.
But COVID-19 tests which have proven to be central to controlling the pandemic are also a form of miniaturized technology. Many COVID-19 tests can give results within hours without the need to send a sample to a lab, and most of these tests use an approach called microfluidics.
I am a professor of bioengineering and work with microfluidics for my research.
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