Wednesday, March 8, 2017

How chemists are helping us not get food poisoning

Borrowing concepts from medical diagnostic devices, chemists have created a simple, cheap set of handheld tests that can detect the presence of many water or food-borne pathogens. If applied in the field, such tests could greatly reduce the number of expensive follow-up tests needed to keep the food supply safe from fecal contamination.

from Geochemistry News -- ScienceDaily

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