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November 12th, 2009

Ultrafast DNA Nanosensor

Abstract:
A portable instrument based on an ultrasensitive nanoscale sensor could detect bacteria in minutes, helping to catch infectious diseases early and prevent their spread.

The simple, low-cost device should be available within three years, says Benjamin Miller professor of dermatology and biomedical engineering at the University of Rochester Medical Center, and codeveloper of the sensor. [Peng et al., ACS Nano., DOI: 10.1021/nn900112e]

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