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  • 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.

  • 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: ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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. ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 Technologies

  • SDIX Collaborates with Ocean Research & Conservation Association to Address Gulf Oil Spill Toxicity Challenges

    Microtox System Deployed to Assess Water Quality and Toxicity in Gulf Coast NEWARK, Del. - SDIX™ (NASDAQ:SDIX), today announced the company is providing its Microtox® Water Quality System and technical assistance to the Ocean Research & Conservation Association, Inc. (ORCA) to aid their work as part of the Gulf Oil Spill response effort. The new system will augment and increase the ...


  • Evok Innovations Announces Winner of Cleantech Pitch Session at GLOBE 2016

    Evok Innovations ("Evok"), announced late yesterday the winner of the Cleantech Pitch Session, FREDsense Technologies at the GLOBE 2016 Innovation Expo—the exposition portion of North America's largest and most influential sustainable-business leadership summit. FREDsense Technologies develops biosensors that detect contaminants in water. Founded by a team of biochemists that are passionate ...


    By GLOBE Series

  • Evok Innovations Announces Finalists for Cleantech Pitch Session at GLOBE 2016

    Evok Innovations (“Evok”), today announced the five finalists for the Cleantech Pitch Session at the GLOBE 2016 Innovation Expo—the exposition portion of North America’s largest and most influential sustainable-business leadership summit. The five finalists will each present their technologies to a panel of experts on stage on Thursday, March 3 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at ...


    By GLOBE Series

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