Microfluidics: streamlining discovery in worm biology

Advances in the application of microfluidics technology to biological assays using the model organism Caenorhabditis elegans help to automate otherwise time-consuming experiments.

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Figure 1: Two new applications of microfluidics to study C. elegans.

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Hulme, S., Shevkoplyas, S. & Samuel, A. Microfluidics: streamlining discovery in worm biology. Nat Methods 5, 589–590 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1038/nmeth0708-589

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