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September 6th, 2005

Silicon Nanotechnology to Combat Biowarfare Agents

Abstract:
Researchers at the University of Rochester are developing a smart-system that would detect - and combat - the biowarfare agents. Research finds early detection and diagnosis is critical to ensure public safety and minimize the impact of agents such as anthrax. The biosensors will be able to function remotely inside buildings. The prototype development is a combination of nanoscience, nanotechnology and optics and fills an imminent national security need, researchers say.

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