News tagged with health

Biosensor for heavy metals

A team of Empa scientists has developed a biosensor which allows them to detect elevated concentrations of copper in a simple, quick and economic way. Copper, like other heavy metals is problematic in high concentrations, ...

dateOct 03, 2017 in Analytical Chemistry
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New report details innovations in water reuse

In drought-prone states like California, Colorado and others, every drop of water is precious. A newly published national report provides comprehensive guidelines for innovative water-saving techniques, with Colorado State ...

dateOct 02, 2017 in Environment
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Biodegradable microsensors for food monitoring

A new generation of microsensors could provide the vital link between food products and the Internet of Things. ETH researchers have developed an ultra-thin temperature sensor that is both biocompatible and biodegradable.

dateSep 28, 2017 in Engineering
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