News - 15 Feb 2013
Since the beginning of time, living organisms have developed ingenious mechanisms to monitor their environment. As part of an international study, a team of researchers has adapted some of these...
News - 10 May 2010
The coffee rings phenomenon could increase the sensitivity of biosensors. This phenomenon can be noticed when coffee is spilled on a table and observing the spot where the spilled coffee has...
News - 21 Mar 2022
A class of lethal nerve agents, known as organophosphorus pesticides (Ops), commonly used in agriculture is a dangerous threat to the wellbeing of humans and their environment.
News - 23 Dec 2021
A novel carbon-based biosensor developed at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is set to drive new innovations in brain-controlled robotics.
Developed by Professor Francesca Iacopi and her...
News - 11 Aug 2021
Sepsis refers to a systemic (body-wide) infection accompanied by inflammation. Newborn infants are particularly susceptible to developing sepsis, given their naïve and under-developed immune...
News - 23 Mar 2021
The efficacy of biosensors used in clinical tests depends critically on the surface of the device on which the biorecognition molecules are immobilized. This surface can be adjusted and sometimes...
News - 19 Oct 2020
Thin tissue grafts and flexible electronics have a host of applications for wound healing, regenerative medicine and biosensing.
A new device inspired by an octopus's sucker rapidly transfers...
News - 6 Jul 2020
A University of Central Florida researcher is developing new technology to make sure people are getting the food they think they're eating.
The work is funded by a recent $490,000 U.S....
News - 11 Jun 2020
Researchers in the USA have developed a graphene-based electrochemical sensor capable of detecting histamines (allergens) and toxins in food much faster than standard laboratory tests.
News - 29 Jan 2016
Synthetically engineered biosensors, which can be designed to detect and signal the presence of specific small molecule compounds, have already unlocked many potential applications by harnessing...