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Image of the Day: Lit Up
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jul 24, 2018
Researchers have updated a method to look at biochemical activities inside living cells.
Bioluminescent Bacteria in a Wifi Pill Track Gut Health in Pigs
Kerry Grens | May 24, 2018
The micro-bio-electronic device combines bacteria that can detect certain molecules along with wifi-connected electrical outputs.
Biosensing Chewing Gum for Oral Disease Detection: Study
Aggie Mika | Aug 16, 2017
The sensor is meant to trigger a bitter taste in the presence of inflammation-related enzymes.
Bacterial Biosensor IDs Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals
Diana Kwon | Feb 2, 2017
and disposable electrodes, scientists engineer a sensor that can quickly detect EDCs.
Ruth Williams | Dec 1, 2016
Engineered circuits detect endogenous transcription factors to drive cellular outputs.
Bioresorbable Brain Implants
Catherine Offord | Jan 20, 2016
Sensors made from biodegrading materials may soon provide a safe, cost-effective alternative to current technology, a study shows.
The Sooner, The Better
Nicholette Zeliadt | Jul 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.
DNA Machines Inch Forward
Sabrina Richards | Mar 5, 2013
Researchers are using DNA to compute, power, and sense.
Next Generation: Nanowire Forest
Sabrina Richards | Sep 26, 2012
Researchers show that nanowire-based biosensors can collect and detect proteins in one chip.