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Stanford bioengineers develop a low-cost, human-powered centrifuge inspired from a whirlgig toy

paperfuge-zoomed-out-lookl_wide-8949b68ea6eee5de84b514ade036a7581c0fc57d-s900-c85Taking inspiration from a whirlgig toy, engineers at Stanford have created an ultra-low-cost centrifuge that runs on human power and can be used to separate blood components within minutes. The centrifuge made from paper, dubbed as “paperfuge”, was developed in the laboratory of Dr. Manu Prakash, assistant professor of bioengineering at Stanford. These paperfuges spin […]


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