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DNA Sequencing

Advanced Biosensor Shines Light on DNA Sequencing

DNA sequencing technologies are indispensable in medicine, although having quick access to results has historically been a challenge. As part of a...
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Wanted: The Best Sensor to Measure Medication for Rheumatism

During the fourth edition of the international student competition SensUs teams from all across the world will present new ideas for biosensors
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A Lab on a Buoy to Monitor Ocean Pollutants

Researchers of the ICN2 NanoBiosensors and Bioanalytical Applications Group, led by Prof. Laura M. Lechuga, in collaboration with Lionix International company (The Netherlands),...
live cancer cells

Cancer Device Created at Rutgers to See if Targeted Chemotherapy is...

Rutgers researchers have created a device that can determine whether targeted chemotherapy drugs are working on individual cancer patients.
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Easy Printing of Biosensors Made of Graphene

Cell-based biosensors can simulate the effect of various substances, such as drugs, on the human body in the laboratory. Depending on the measuring principle,...
nanostructures

Theoretical Physicists at UNM Manipulate Light with Nanoscale Objects

For years, scientists have long wrestled with the control and manipulation of light, a long-standing scientific ambition with major implications for the development of...
biosensors

Graphene Oxide Making Any Material Suitable to Create Biosensors

The study was conducted by the researchers from Tomsk Polytechnic University, the University of Vilnius, the Center for Physical Sciences and Technology (Lithuania) and...
nanocrystals

UConn Researchers: When Less Oxygen Means Better Performance

Researchers at the University of Connecticut have found that reducing oxygen in some nanocrystalline materials may improve their strength and durability at elevated temperatures,...
Polymeric Fluids

Revealing Polymeric Fluids Behavior at the Microscopic Scale

An important concept in future healthcare is the development of devices called “lab on a chip”. These “chips”, not related to the electronic ones...
silicon

A Tough Coat for Silicon

A simple, green method that applies a protective coating to semiconductors could help to develop these materials for many applications, from batteries to biosensors1.Silicon...
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Environmental Researchers Are Developing New Biosensors for Testing Water

Biologists from the University of Tübingen are part of an interdisciplinary team which has developed novel biosensors that enable pharmaceutical products to be detected...
biosensors

Imprinting Technology Improves Transistor-Based Biosensors

Korean researchers are improving the fabrication of transistor-based biosensors by using silicon nanowires on their surface.The team, led by Won-Ju Cho of Kwangwoon University...
sympathetic nerves

Study Reveals Essential Role of Sympathetic Nerves in Muscle Health

Contrary to what has long been believed, the role of the sympathetic nervous system in muscle tissue goes far beyond controlling blood flow by...
biosensors

Better Biosensors on Edge

Using a laser to burn patterns into a polymer sheet, KAUST researchers have created graphene electrodes that act as effective biosensors1.Graphene is a sheet...
Wearable sensors

Wearable Sensors Can Tell When You Are Getting Sick

Wearable sensors that monitor heart rate, activity, skin temperature and other variables can reveal a lot about what is going on inside a person,...
biosensors

State of the Art on Graphene-based Biosensors

Biosensing is growing on importance. Nanomaterials and, more specifically, graphene-based platforms have excellent properties for biosensing. In addition, flexible, abundant, low-cost and green materials,...
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Engineering Biosensors to Monitor Metabolism in Living Cells

Northwestern Engineering’s Joshua N. Leonard has developed a new method for engineering novel biosensors that can monitor a cell’s inner state.Leonard’s generalizable approach could...
metabolic disorders, early-pregnancy, Atypical brain development, malaria, respiratory tract infections, radiation, brain patterns, wearable device, motor function, myasthenia gravis, bacterial infections

NIH Competition Seeks Wearable Device to Detect Alcohol Levels in Real-time

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, part of the National Institutes of Health, is once again challenging the biotech community to design...
antibiotic

Personalized Antibiotic Treatment

A team of researchers from the University of Freiburg has developed a system inspired by biology that can detect several different antibiotics in human...
Fireflies

Fireflies Light up Caves and Termite Mounds in Amazon Rainforest to...

In parts of the Cerrado biome, such as Parque Nacional das Emas in Goiás State, Brazil, warm wet spring evenings afford an opportunity to...