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Scientists Develop ‘Lab in a Can’

May 24, 2011

Monitoring water quality is vital to make sure dangerous bacteria doesn’t creep into our drinking water or overcome sewage treatment plants. With support from the National Science Foundation, engineers at the Monterrey Bay Aquarium Research Institute have developed the Environment Sample Processor (ESP), a “DNA lab in a can.” credit: NSF/Ann Kellan, Science Nation Producer