Archive | 2015

Viscoelastic egg sacs of a nudibranch using foldscope

A few weeks ago, I had the chance to visit the Hopkins Marine station. Some of the students had gone on a dive and brought back specimens from a coral reef. Snooping around their tank, I observed them trying to record the swimming dynamics of this beautiful creature. Upon asking, I learnt that its called […]

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Video featured on FY! Fluid Dynamics blog

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As a scientist, why i’m excited about the Foldscope

The foldscope is a ultra-low cost microscope (less than a dollar) that you can literally carry anywhere in your pocket. It was invented in the PrakashLab at Stanford. If you google it, you will find a TED talk by Manu Prakash, as well as a National Geographic talk, which explains how the Foldscope is being […]

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Soft Matter Cover – Lung surfactant paper 2015

  Our lung surfactant paper is featured on the front cover of Soft Matter!! This is my work with Eline Hermans and Jan Vermant on the stability of lung surfactants that are used to treat premature infants. Looking back, this was a successful collaboration between Stanford engineering, Stanford School of Medicine, KU Leuven and ETH Zurich. The full article is […]

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