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 ...

  • NASA nanotechnology-based biosensor helps detect biohazards

    NASA has developed a revolutionary nanotechnology-based biosensor that can detect trace amounts of specific bacteria, viruses and parasites. This biosensor will be used to help prevent the spread of potentially deadly biohazards in water, food and other contaminated sources. NASA's Ames Research Center at Moffett Field in California licensed the biosensor technology to Early Warning Inc., Troy, ...


  • Global Biosensors Market 2012 - 2018 Available At Researchmoz.us

    The biosensors market is expected witness considerable growth owing to its wide array of applications in diabetes monitoring, cardiac monitoring, drug discovery, agriculture, environmental and bio-defense practices. COMPLETE REPORT WITH TOC: ...


  • 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.

  • Biosensors Market is Expected to Reach USD 18.9 Billion Globally in 2018: Transparency Market Research

    According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Biosensors Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018," in 2011, the global biosensors market was valued at USD 9.9 billion and it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 9.6% from 2012 to 2018 to reach a market of USD 18.9 billion by 2018. Browse ...


  • 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. ...

  • 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. ...

  • 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

  • The ultimate fuel

    In three years a new type of battery may be available, using urine as an energy source. The inventor, Dr Ki Bang Lee (South Korea), has created his own business, K B Lab, in Singapore. He intends to make the batteries himself and/or have other companies develop them under licence. The battery consists of a strip of filter paper containing cupric chloride. A cathode is sandwiched between a ...

  • 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

  • Optiqua Technologies establishes research centre at Pub`s waterhub

    Optiqua Technologies Pte Ltd, the Singapore-based provider of state-of-the-art optical biosensor solutions for the international water industry, announced that it will establish its new Research Centre at national water agency PUB's WaterHub, a one-stop platform for technology, learning and networking. The announcement was made in conjunction with the Singapore International Water Week 2009, a ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • 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 ...

  • 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 Foundation

  • 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

  • Protozoa detect water toxins

    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) biologist Scott Gallager has grand plans for his revolutionary Swimming Behavioural Spectrophotometer (SBS), which employs one-celled protozoa to detect toxins in water sources. The SBS has been selected as a 2010 ‘Better World\' technology by the Association of University Technology Managers. This success story was actually a concept which the US ...

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