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Exploiting elephants in the room

Microfluidic devices have many applications in chemistry and biology, but practical hitches associated with their use are often overlooked. One such device that optimizes catalysts tackles these issues head-on.

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Figure 1: Screening catalysts in a microfluidic device.

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Wootton, R., deMello, A. Exploiting elephants in the room. Nature 464, 839–840 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1038/464839a

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