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January 28, 2019
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UCLA bioengineers show magnetic gel’s use to ease pain

Early work demonstrates promise of so-called ‘mechanoceuticals’ UCLA bioengineers have demonstrated that a gel-like material containing tiny magnetic particles could be used to manage chronic pain from disease or injury. Broadly, the study demonstrates the promising use of biomechanical forces … Continue reading

December 12, 2013
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UCLA researchers’ new technique improves accuracy, ease of cancer diagnosis

‘Deformability cytometry’ can closely analyze more than 1,000 cells per second A team of researchers from UCLA and Harvard University have demonstrated a technique that, by measuring the physical properties of individual cells in body fluids, can diagnose cancer with … Continue reading

July 16, 2012
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UCLA Bioengineers Discover Single Cancer Cell Can Produce Up To Five Daughter Cells

Findings could aid researchers in understanding progression of disease It’s well known in conventional biology that during the process of mammalian cell division, or mitosis, a mother cell divides equally into two daughter cells. But when it comes to cancer, … Continue reading

May 6, 2012
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When Cells Hit the Wall: UCLA Engineers Put The Squeeze on Cells to Diagnose Disease

If you throw a rubber balloon filled with water against a wall, it will spread out and deform on impact, while the same balloon filled with honey, which is more viscous, will deform much less. If the balloon’s elastic rubber … Continue reading