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Biomedical Science

Earwax could be used to measure glucose levels

January 6, 2021
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New method could be an effective, rapid and affordable way to assess glucose levels in people who might have diabetes.

Quantum Science

Nanodiamonds can be used to detect disease earlier

January 6, 2021
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The quantum sensing abilities of nanodiamonds improve the sensitivity of paper-based diagnostic tests

Bioengineering

Engineered bacteria could attack pathogens

January 6, 2021
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Researchers have discovered how to engineer bacteria that kill other pathogens

Chemical Engineering

New method for cheap and efficiently made biofuels

January 6, 2021
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Scientists have developed a cost-effective biofuel extraction method

Synthetic Biology

Magnetic bacteria as micropumps

January 6, 2021
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ETH scientists use magnetic bacteria to control liquids at the micro level

Bioengineering

Bacterial nanopores open the future of data storage

January 6, 2021
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Bioengineers at EPFL have developed a system that can read data encoded into synthetic macromolecules

Bioengineering

Cancer fighting method uses the mechanical force of T cells

January 6, 2021
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Immunotherapy is a promising weapon in the fight against cancer

Material Science

Ultra-thin and highly sensitive strain sensors

January 6, 2021
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A new range of nanomaterial strain sensors that are 10 times more sensitive

Evolution

Study reveals true origin of oldest evidence of animals

January 6, 2021
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Two teams of scientists have resolved a longstanding controversy surrounding the origins of complex life on Earth