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    Special Issue: Microfluidic Lab-on-a-Chip Platforms for High-Performance Diagnostics.

    Diagnostics (Basel) 2012 Mar 20;2(1). Epub 2012 Mar 20.
    Guest Editor, Biomedical Diagnostics Institute, National Centre of Sensor Research, School of Physical Sciences, Dublin City University, Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland.
    The field of microfluidics has seen breath-taking progress since its beginnings in the 1980s and early 1990s. While much of the initial work was a by-product of mainstream micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) and silicon based fabrication schemes, soon a specialized research field developed. Over the last decade a strong, highly interdisciplinary microfluidics community emerged with roots in classical silicon microfabrication as well as chemistry, physics, biotechnology, medicine and various engineering disciplines. [...].
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