SIMBAS Schematic (image) University of California - Berkeley Caption This schematic of the tether-free SIMBAS chip shows some of the functional elements, such as the blood loading area, the plasma separation microtrenches, detection sites and the suction flow structures. Credit Ivan Dimov image Usage Restrictions All rights reserved. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.