News - 11 Dec 2015
Viruses that attack bacteria - bacteriophages - can be fussy: they only inject their genetic material into the bacteria that suit them. The fussiness of bacteriophages can be exploited in order to...
News - 17 Jan 2018
A recent study carried out at the University of Tampere, Tampere University of Technology, Pirkanmaa Hospital District and Fimlab in Finland has established the possibility of using an electronic nose...
Article - 24 May 2021
AZoSensors speaks with Tzu-Chieh (Zijay) Tang, a Postdoctoral Associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Zijay is one of the authors of a paper documenting the development of what the...
News - 7 Apr 2021
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By sealing bacteria in tough yet porous, outer casings, environmental scientists could use these organisms as safe and effective detectors of environmental...
News - 29 Jul 2020
When the Shewanella oneidensis bacterium "breathes" in certain metal and sulfur compounds anaerobically, the way an aerobic organism would process oxygen, it produces materials that could be...
News - 20 Apr 2020
Engineering researchers developed a next-generation miniature lab device that uses magnetic nano-beads to isolate minute bacterial particles that cause diseases. Using this new technology improves how...
News - 27 Mar 2019
A smartphone device could possibly prevent millions of people from drinking arsenic-contaminated water.
Scientists have created a biosensor that can be attached to a phone and uses bacteria to...
News - 11 Oct 2017
Bacteria have become builders of useful devices, say Researchers in America, who programmed them with a synthetic gene circuit and supplied them gold nanoparticles.
The inspiration for this...
News - 15 Jun 2016
Washington State University researchers have developed a portable biosensor that makes it easier to detect harmful bacteria.
The research team, led by Yuehe Lin, professor in the School of...
News - 10 Sep 2015
New technology could be used to detect drugs at airports, test food quality and develop perfumes.
A bioelectronic nose that mimics the human nose can detect traces of bacteria in water by smelling...