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Highlights from the acoustofluidic conference 2012 - a conference on particle and fluid manipulation with ultrasound
Journal of Nanobiotechnology
Collection published: 28 June 2013

Aims and scope

Journal of Nanobiotechnology is an open access peer-reviewed journal communicating scientific and technological advances in the fields of medicine and biology, with an emphasis in their interface with nanoscale sciences. The journal provides biomedical scientists and the international biotechnology business community with the latest developments in the growing field of Nanobiotechnology.

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