Medical Labs The Size Of A Microchip

Medical Labs The Size Of A Microchip
technology

The lab-on-a-chip and other devices are being developed to perform a variety of diagnostics.

Emma Hutchings
  • 5 december 2011

A number of research teams are developing tiny but powerful chips using nanotechnology that can perform diagnostic tests quickly and reliably. According to The Guardian, the ‘lab-on-a-chip’ shrinks modern laboratory processes down onto a microchip-sized wafer of glass or plastic. Mark Morrison, CEO of the Institute of Nanotechnology in Stirling, UK, said:

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