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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 ...

  • 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: ...


  • 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, ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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. ...

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Patterning defect-free nanocrystal films with nanometer resolution

    New process developed at MIT could enable better LED displays, solar cells and biosensors — and foster basic physics research. Written by David L. Chandler, MIT News Office. You can read the original story in MIT News ...

  • Prêt-a-sauver fashion for disasters

    European researchers are helping rescue workers and disaster victims by creating innovative clothing from smart fabrics. The clothes can monitor people’s health, identify their location and even detect dangerous chemicals in the atmosphere. Fire fighters, paramedics and rescue workers could soon carry a new weapon into the danger zones with European researchers completing work on smart clothing ...


    By ICT Results

  • Developing countries face up to synthetic biology challenges

    As commercial synthetic biology production gathers speed, there are growing calls for greater regulation, reports Yojana Sharma. Debate about the governance of the emerging field of synthetic biology is likely to see disagreements among developing countries at a ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Australia In Vitro Diagnostics Market Outlook 2016 of Global Data now available at ReportsandReports

    Dallas, TX: ReportsandReports announce it Australia In Vitro Diagnostics Market Outlook to 2016 Market Research Report in its Store.   Browse complete Report at ...


  • India In Vitro Diagnostics Market Outlook to 2016 of GlobalData now available at ReportsandReports

    Dallas, TX: ReportsandReports announce it will carry India In Vitro Diagnostics Market Outlook to 2016  Market Research Report in its Store.  Browse complete Report on: ...


  • DOE-funded research projects win 39 R&D awards for 2010

    U.S. Department of Energy researchers have won 39 of the 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine for the most outstanding technology developments with promising commercial potential. The coveted awards are presented annually in recognition of exceptional new products, processes, materials or software developed throughout the world and introduced into the market the previous year. "I ...


    By US Department of Energy

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