biosensor News

  • Fitting pieces for biosensors

    Research and industry are increasingly exploiting the potential of aptamers. As well as their application in research, medical diagnosis and treatment, aptamers are also interesting as a basis for biosensors for use in environmental analysis because their characteristics enable them to identify and bind target molecules as surely as a key fits a lock. In a new book, researchers at the Helmholtz ...

  • Assure Controls to unveil latest in biosensor technology at connect with CONNECT

    Assure Controls, Inc. announced that they will unveil the latest in Biosensor Technology at Connect with CONNECT, the QwikLite® 200 Biosensor System. For saltwater, freshwater and sediment samples, the QwikLite 200 Biosensor System uses reliable controls as part of single-use disposable test kits, providing the easy, fast and reliable comparisons — and the only quantifiable result for aquatic ...


    By Assure Controls, Inc.

  • New Star Partners with Tisch Environmental, Inc.

    New Star Environmental has entered into a joint venture with Tisch Environmental, a major manufacturer of Ambient Particle Instruments, based in Cleves, Ohio. New Star will develop marketing and sales channels for two new products. The first is a hand held dust monitor that will measure particles by size in real time. The dust monitor is light weight, will be available at a significantly lower ...


    By New Star Environmental Inc.

  • Join our webinar on the Comparison of SPRi and ELISA in the Evaluation of Biomolecules in Crude Samples, on Thursday, November 5th 2015.

    This webinar will survey the diagnostic potential of direct and amplified-SPRi based biosensors, particularly for applications involving complex media, and compare it directly to conventional bio-affinity assays like ELISA. The following parameters will be reviewed and considered such as detection time, sensitivity, kinetic profile, cost per interaction, reproducibility and specificity. Who ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • MicruX participates in M-ERA.NET-project (MATSENS) developing new “smart” sensing platforms

    MicruX, leading company in Lab-on-a-Chip (LOC) platforms based on microfluidic and electrochemical systems, coordinates a transnational project, codename MATSENS, initiated through the collaborative network M-ERA.NET. The project is focused on the development of new “smart” materials for microfluidic electrochemical sensors. Biosensor and microfluidic technologies are a key topic for ...


    By MicruX Technologies

  • MIT Lincoln Laboratory develops new sensor to detect anthrax and smallpox

    Researchers at MIT Lincoln Laboratory have developed a powerful sensor that can detect airborne pathogens such as anthrax and smallpox in less than three minutes. The new device, called PANTHER (for PAthogen Notification for THreatening Environmental Releases), represents a 'significant advance' over any other sensor, said James Harper of Lincoln Lab's Biosensor and Molecular Technologies Group. ...

  • Innovative Sensor Technology IST AG acquires Jobst Technologies GmbH

    Innovative Sensor Technology IST AG located in Ebnat-Kappel in Switzerland, acquires Jobst Technologies GmbH. Jobst Technologies was founded in 2002 by Gerhard Jobst, Isabella Moser and Prof. Gerald Urban, from the chair of sensors at Freiburg's University Department of Microsystems Engineering. Jobst Technologies holds a long history of landmark developments in the field of bio analytical ...

  • Making nano-scale manufacturing eco-friendly with silk

    Nanolithography — a way of making finely detailed patterns or structures, such as those found in advanced computer microchips, uses toxic and corrosive chemicals. Researchers have now shown that these could be replaced with eco-friendly silk proteins and water, eliminating the need to use and dispose of hazardous chemicals, while achieving similar levels of detail to conventional methods. ...

  • Scientists hone technique to safeguard water supplies

    A method to detect contaminants in municipal water supplies has undergone further refinements by two Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers whose findings are published on line in Water Environment Research. The new work demonstrates that the technology that uses algae as sentinels has broader applications than previously reported, according to authors Miguel Rodriguez Jr. and Elias Greenbaum ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • New Hampshire student wins U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize; will participate in international competition

    Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL) congratulates Deepika Kurup of Nashua, New Hampshire, as the 2014 winner of the United States Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) – the world’s most prestigious youth award for water-related science and technology projects. Kurup’s project, “A Novel Photocatalytic Pervious Composite for Degrading Organics and Inactivating Bacteria in ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • Gas sensors `see` through soil to analyze microbial interactions

    Rice University researchers have developed gas biosensors to “see” into soil and allow them to follow the behavior of the microbial communities within. In a study in the American Chemical Society’s journal Environmental Science and Technology, the Rice team described using genetically engineered bacteria that release ...


    By Rice University

  • Sewage-cleaning device produces electricity, too

    Small units that purify household sewage could provide a source of electricity for urban and remote communities in the developing world, according to researchers. The units would be populated with Shewanella oneidensis, one of several types of bacteria that can break down organic matter in sewage, producing electrons and protons. If the sewage is placed between electrodes with the bacteria ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Sewage-cleaning device produces electricity, too

    Small units that purify household sewage could provide a source of electricity for urban and remote communities in the developing world, according to researchers. The units would be populated with Shewanella oneidensis, one of several types of bacteria that can break down organic matter in sewage, producing electrons and protons. If the sewage is placed between electrodes with the bacteria ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Maine student to represent U.S. in international stockholm junior water prize competition

    Rebecca Ye of Bangor, Maine was named the U.S. winner of the 2010 Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) – the most prestigious international competition for water-related research – during a ceremony this weekend at the Sheraton City Center in St. Louis, Mo. The student’s work, “Nanoparticle-amplified immunosensor enables excellent sensitivity in rapid detection of viable E. ...

  • ams introduces sensor reference design for blood pressure, vital signs for smart health and wearables

    ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, today announced the release of the first integrated vital sign sensor reference design based on its AS7024.The solution can perform accurate, fast and convenient 24/7 cuffless blood pressure measurement. The new vital signs sensor reference design based on AS7024 integrates all the hardware components, including ...


    By ams AG

  • Team probes mysteries of oceanic bacteria

    Microbes living in the oceans play a critical role in regulating Earth's environment, but very little is known about their activities and how they work together to help control natural cycles of water, carbon and energy. A team of MIT researchers led by Professors Edward DeLong and Penny Chisholm is trying to change that. Borrowing gene sequencing tools developed for sequencing the human ...

  • Joint program for introducing Optiqua s real-time sensors in Vitens distribution grid

    Joint program announced to introduce real-time monitoring systems to detect full spectrum of possible contaminants contaminants in drinking water Expected results will improve reliability of drinking water supply Net worth initial contract: 1 million euros The introduction of real-time monitoring systems to detect the full spectrum of possible contaminants in drinking ...


    By Optiqua/Optisense B.V.

  • Rising Concerns Over Food Safety Drives Demand for Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics

    Rising concerns over food and water safety and tightening environmental regulations globally continue to increase the need for testing contaminants, thereby generating strong demand for Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics. Growth is also buoyed by increasing government regulations, which is putting pressure on manufacturers to deliver high quality products in compliance. The food industry ...

  • Small RNAs yield great amounts of data from ocean microbe samples

    An ingenious new method of obtaining marine microbe samples while preserving the microbes' natural gene expression has yielded an unexpected boon: the presence of many varieties of small RNAs -- snippets of RNA that act as switches to regulate gene expression in these single-celled creatures. Before now, small RNA could only be studied in lab-cultured microorganisms; the discovery of its presence ...

  • Global Wireless Sensors Market for Environmental & Agricultural Monitoring (2011 - 2016)

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Central to "ambient intelligence"; insights into the wireless sensors market for environmental and agricultural monitoring are detailed in this report. This report refers to environmental and agricultural monitoring as areas deployed with intelligent sensor interface that tracks, informs about, provides ...


    By ReportLinker

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