Fun with CellScale: Defining Al Dente

Fun with CellScale: Defining Al Dente

Al Dente often implies pasta that is cooked firm to the bite. But the question is, how firm should it be? Why, you can only answer that question through a mechanical test! 3 samples of pasta cooked to different durations were stretched with the UniVert. Each sample...
Collections: Chung-Hao Lee

Collections: Chung-Hao Lee

CellScale presents Collections – a gathering of publications from a researcher in their particular topic of interest that included one or more CellScale instruments. Collections showcases the depth of research that can be achieved with the instruments and their...
Tension Testing Tips and Tricks

Tension Testing Tips and Tricks

Here is another post in the series called Caleb’s Corner, where our company president Caleb Horst pens some original content related to biomaterials based on his insights and experience. Tension Testing for Biomaterials At CellScale we have supported researchers...
Aerogel Beads for Removal of Copper

Aerogel Beads for Removal of Copper

Heavy metals are serious pollutants in wastewater that are discharged to the environment.  Although there are various methods to remove them, the most common method is commercial powder absorbents.  These have poor recyclability (which can lead to secondary...
Fun with CellScale: Compressing Play-Doh

Fun with CellScale: Compressing Play-Doh

Regional Sales Manager Matt Brunsting and his 3-year old wonder what happens when daddy has to work from home! It can be a whole lotta fun, especially when you combine the CellScale UniVert and good ‘ol Play-Doh!   They start with a complex extrusion process to...