A Teeny-Tiny Detector for Teeny-Tiny Organisms | GenomeWeb

Technology Review covers a "nanotechnology-based biosensor that can detect trace amounts of as many as 25 different microorganisms simultaneously and within minutes." The device, developed with carbon nanofibers by scientists at the NASA Ames Research Center, has been licensed to a company that specializes in monitoring biohazards.

 

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