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The sensor is meant to trigger a bitter taste in the presence of inflammation-related enzymes. 

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Using freeze-dried E. coli and disposable electrodes, scientists engineer a sensor that can quickly detect EDCs. 

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Synthetic Sensors

By | December 1, 2016

Engineered circuits detect endogenous transcription factors to drive cellular outputs.

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Bioresorbable Brain Implants

By | January 20, 2016

Sensors made from biodegrading materials may soon provide a safe, cost-effective alternative to current technology, a study shows.

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The Sooner, The Better

By | July 1, 2014

New approaches to diagnosing bacterial infections may one day allow the identification of pathogens and their antibiotic susceptibility in a matter of hours or minutes.

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DNA Machines Inch Forward

By | March 5, 2013

Researchers are using DNA to compute, power, and sense.

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Next Generation: Nanowire Forest

By | September 26, 2012

Researchers show that nanowire-based biosensors can collect and detect proteins in one chip.

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