Wednesday, May 31, 2017

A lightning-fast flu virus detector

Scientists have built a novel biosensor for the rapid detection of human influenza A virus using a modified poly (3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) conducting polymer. The voltage-sensing detector was almost 100 times more sensitive than conventional tests, and distinguished between human and avian flu strains. The use of this biosensor may provide point-of-care testing and help prevent the outbreak of flu pandemics.

from Geochemistry News -- ScienceDaily http://ift.tt/2rkikag
via IFTTT

No comments:

Post a Comment