New biosensor relying on deformed graphene makes it possible to detect just a few biomolecules in blood or serum.
Biosensors / Devices
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The device aims to test and predict the effects of biological and chemical agents, diseases, or drugs on the brain without the need for human or animal subjects.
Researchers at NIST have developed a method of testing that determines whether an antibiotic fights its targeted infection.
A new biosensor is capable of rapid detection of the H1N1 flu virus, a strain which poses a strong treat for pandemic outbreak.
Biomedical engineers at Duke University have devised an improved method for detecting the signs of cancer in a single cell using lasers and a camera.
Using nanostraws, scientists can now sample cell contents without disrupting a cell's natural processes.
A new tool has been developed to sniff out the flu: a hand-held breath monitor that detects the flu virus.
Thanks to microfluidics, electronics and inkjet technology, researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have developed a new process for creating reusable lab-on-a-chip technology tha
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Not sure if you’ve had one too many? Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a small, flexible sensor that can answer that question.
Researchers at Purdue University have created a new type of electronic sensor that can now distinguish between living and dead bacteria cells.
Researchers in Madrid have developed a polymer sensor that aims to spare drinkers from the taste of stale beer.
Biological engineer James Collins of MIT and a team of researchers have created a paper-based test that differentiates between Zika virus strains.
British researchers have created a bandage that warns of common infections by turning a fluorescent green within four hours of pathogen detection.
A team of researchers has invented a new method that reduces the manufacturing time of wearable electronic health monitors from several days to 20 minutes.
Graphene has serious competition, according to researchers at the University of California at Santa Barbara, who are using molybdenum disulfide or molybdenite (MoS2) as an ultrasensitive semiconductor material for biosensing.
UCLA announced that the lab of one of its researchers, Aydogan Ozcan, a professor of electrical engineering and bioengineering, has developed a handheld smartphone attachment that enables a smartphone to detect a single virus.