By Ben Butkus

A team of scientists from the University of Chicago has developed a microfluidic-based consumable chip for a number of life sciences applications, and has demonstrated its use in digital PCR applications, according to a research paper to be published this month.

The technology, which they have dubbed SlipChip, is simply constructed and inexpensive, and thus may enable digital PCR to become a routine procedure in laboratories or resource-limited settings, according to the researchers.

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