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September 5th, 2007

Finding the Bugs in Pathogen Detectors

While getting a good sample into the device is clearly important, the business end of a biological agent detection system is always its assay. In recent years, researchers from fields as diverse as nano-engineering and immunology have focused their attention on developing new bioweapons detection assays, producing a flood of promising designs. Unfortunately, nearly all of these methods still suffer from serious drawbacks.


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