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Prostate cancer, kidney disease detected in urine samples on the spot
When you flush the toilet, you may be discarding microscopic warning signs about your health.
New imaging tool directly measures liquid surfaces
(Phys.org) —A unique chemical imaging tool readily and reliably presents volatile liquids to scientific instruments, according to a team including Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. These instruments require samples ...
Researchers develop method for creating artificial fingerprints
Dali gets a health check: Using medical devices to diagnose art
Scientists and conservators have developed a new method to diagnose painting canvases from the back, without disturbing a single fibre, to see if they can withstand the stress of handling and travel.
Mercury contamination in water can be detected with a mobile phone
Chemists at the University of Burgos (Spain) have manufactured a sheet that changes colour in the presence of water contaminated with mercury. The results can be seen with the naked eye but when photographing the membrane ...
New research may lead to new approach to detect prostate cancer
(Phys.org) -- An undergraduate student's technique for detecting certain metabolites in urine samples could lead to a simpler and more accurate way to test for prostate cancer.