News - 3 Feb 2022
Experts feel that bringing an end to the pandemic will need rapid screening of individuals who are attending large gatherings, like weddings and conferences.
A SERS-based breathalyzer can...
News - 24 Dec 2021
In minimally invasive surgeries, catheters play a major role and facilitate interventions like insertion of implants, blood clot removal, or targeted administration of drugs.
Prof. Dr Oliver...
News - 1 Oct 2021
A recent study shows pesticides in fruit and vegetables kill 11,000 people every year and unintentionally poison 385 million worldwide. Monitoring these foods for microscopic chemicals and harmful...
News - 1 Jul 2021
A research team, headed by Rutgers University, has designed a new microchip that allows real-time measurement of stress hormones from just a single drop of blood.
Image Credit: Rutgers, The State...
News - 29 Jun 2021
Engineers at MIT and Harvard University have designed a novel face mask that can diagnose the wearer with Covid-19 within about 90 minutes. The masks are embedded with tiny, disposable sensors that...
News - 12 May 2021
Researchers at UC Santa Cruz have developed a novel chip-based antigen test that can provide ultrasensitive detection of SARS-CoV-2 and influenza A, the viruses that cause COVID-19 and flu,...
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 - 14 Dec 2020
Scientists have designed a novel living plant-based sensor that can detect and track arsenic levels in the soil in real time.
Food crops can be contaminated with arsenic through water, given that...
News - 25 Sep 2020
Infectious viruses come in many shapes and sizes and use slightly different attack mechanisms to make humans and animals sick. But all viruses share something in common: They can only do damage by...
News - 9 Apr 2020
Wearable biosensors are being developed to help monitor the health of livestock, particularly dairy cows, with the aim of identifying the disease brucellosis at an earlier stage. In tandem, a portable...