Turning Graphene Into A Bacteria Sensor

When combined with microfluidics and antibodies, graphene can become a powerful bacteria biosensor, researchers say.

Biosensor Bandage Samples Sweat

Using their adhesive biosensor, researchers in China were able to measure the pH of sweat, as well as the concentration of glucose, calcium and chloride in the biofluid.

Moss Makes A Good Air Pollution Sensor

Moss responds rapidly to air pollutants, especially sulfur dioxide, making it useful as a real-time pollution sensor.

Detecting TB Using Paper And Smartphones

Scientists in Taiwan have developed a paper-based, smartphone-readable test for the detection of tuberculosis infection.

A Biosensor With Spider-Sense

Researchers in South Korea have developed a biosensor that has detection capability 20 times faster than existing ones.

Sniffing Out Cancer Biomarkers

Researchers have used olfactory sensor neurons from mice to detect volatile organic compounds found specifically in urine samples from lung cancer patients.

Super Sensitive Biosensor Measures Glucose In Saliva

Researchers have developed a highly sensitive glucose detector that can measure blood glucose levels from saliva.

Sensors For Seniors

As Asia ages, its population will have to cope with chronic illnesses, repeated hospitalizations and a limited pool of trained caregivers. Could wearable technology help?

Robotic Whiskers Lend A Helping Hand

Researchers have built a seal whisker-inspired sensor to help navigate dark and murky environments.

FRET Nanoflares Ferret Out False Positives

Scientists from Hunan University have improved intracellular mRNA sensors, making them less prone to false positives.