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March 3rd, 2004

NTU team develops molecule-sized sensor

A team of researchers here has developed an electronic sensor the size of a molecule. For starters, the team from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has created a biosensor that can detect glucose using carbon nanotubes. The group, comprising mostly scientists from China, managed to come up with the device after developing a nano-sized transistor that, despite being smaller, can conduct current better than the silicon-based ones used now.

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