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2011-11-15 19:39:32

Purdue University scientists have developed a method for stacking synthetic DNA and carbon nanotubes onto a biosensor electrode, a development that may lead to more accurate measurements for research related to diabetes and other diseases.

2010-08-24 13:55:32

A biosensor utilizing black platinum and carbon nanotubes developed at Purdue University will help give scientists a better understanding of how the plant hormone auxin regulates root growth and seedling establishment.

2010-04-19 14:28:44

A new biosensor developed at Purdue University can measure whether neurons are performing correctly when communicating with each other, giving researchers a tool to test the effectiveness of new epilepsy or seizure treatments.

2009-09-22 09:07:15

Purdue University researchers say they have created a fiber-optic sensor capable of measuring oxygen intake rates in agriculture or medicine. The researchers, led by Associate Professor Marshall Porterfield, said their self-referencing optrode is non-invasive and has applications ranging from plant root development to assessing the effectiveness of chemotherapy drugs. The scientists, including doctoral student Mohammad Rameez, say the device can deliver real-time data without consuming...

2009-09-22 10:24:11

A fiber-optic sensor created by a team of Purdue University researchers that is capable of measuring oxygen intake rates could have broad applications ranging from plant root development to assessing the effectiveness of chemotherapy drugs.

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2009-02-04 16:29:28

Researchers have developed a new technique using sensors to constantly monitor the health of bacteria critical to wastewater treatment facilities and have verified a theory that copper is vital to the proper functioning of a key enzyme in the bacteria.

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2009-01-22 16:01:00

Researchers have created a precise biosensor for detecting blood glucose and potentially many other biological molecules by using hollow structures called single-wall carbon nanotubes anchored to gold-coated "nanocubes."


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