News - 23 Sep 2021
A new sensor can detect not only whether a virus is present, but whether it's infectious – an important distinction for containing viral spread.
Researchers at the University of Illinois...
News - 22 Apr 2020
A group of scientists from Empa, Zurich University Hospital, and ETH Zurich has successfully created a new sensor for identifying the novel coronavirus.
The sensor uses an optical and a thermal...
News - 30 Nov 2010
The US researchers have developed a novel biosensor to identify harmful viruses such as Marburg and Ebola. The researchers used plasmonic nanohole arrays to develop the sensor. The biosensor can be...
News - 30 Nov 2021
University of Central Florida researchers have developed a device that detects viruses like COVID-19 in the body as fast as and more accurately than current, commonly used rapid detection tests.
News - 22 Dec 2021
A novel approach to testing for the presence of the virus that causes Covid-19 may lead to tests that are faster, less expensive, and potentially less prone to erroneous results than existing...
News - 21 Dec 2021
Scientists at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) have developed the first photo-electrochemical aptasensor that detects the SARS-CoV-2 virus in a saliva sample. This sensor, which uses...
News - 20 Dec 2021
Developing new tools to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic is becoming increasingly critical as a fifth wave washes over the global landscape. With infections on the rise, a novel, extremely precise and...
News - 27 May 2021
A new rapid coronavirus test developed by KAUST scientists can deliver highly accurate results in less than 15 minutes.
The diagnostic, which brings together electrochemical biosensors with...
News - 23 Feb 2021
Researchers at Rice University have received funding for up to $1 million to develop a real-time sensor system able to detect minute amounts of the airborne virus that causes COVID-19...
News - 22 Jan 2021
Viral respiratory diseases are easily transmissible and can spread rapidly across the globe, causing significant damage. The ongoing covid-19 pandemic is a testament to this. In the past too, other...