Exosome isolation using microfluidics and acoustics (aka “acoustofluidics”)

Wow.  Duke University researchers have prototyped a device that can separate tiny exosomes from blood samples using microfluidics and acoustics.  The angle and frequency of the sound waves introduced in this device can actually “push” the particles into appropriate sorting channels for further analysis.


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