TITLE

Lab on the beat

AUTHOR(S)
Firth, Niall
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);11/14/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7688, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that a portable DNA device that promises to reduce the amount of time analyzing crime scenes is expected to begin government Forensic Science Service trials. Developed at the University of Southampton, it could cut the time it takes to analyze a DNA sample from a couple of days to a couple of hours. Professor Stephen Haswell at the university's chemistry department calls it micro-fluidics. It uses miniaturized chips with microscopic channels etched on the glass surface.
ACCESSION #
18940985

 

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