biosensors

Biosensors are analytical devices that convert a biological response into an electrical signal. We report their application in a broad spectrum of areas, from detecting microbial components in the body to diagnosing infectious diseases, cancer or diabetes.

Antibiotic levels measured in breath

Antibiotic levels measured in breath

Researchers have shown in mammals that the concentration of antibiotics in the body can be determined using breath samples.

Diaper sensors that monitor urine sugar levels

Diaper sensors that monitor urine sugar levels

New wireless diaper sensors powered by biofuel cell could help prevent diabetes and simplify long-term care.

Fast and cheap detection of SARS-CoV-2 with biosensors

Fast and cheap detection of SARS-CoV-2 with biosensors

Researchers have produced a low-cost device to detect SARS-CoV-2 with biosensors.

Diabetology 4.0: emerging technologies for diabetes care

Diabetology 4.0: emerging technologies for diabetes care

This overview introduces smart insulin delivery systems and more innovations that help patients and doctors guide decision-making in diabetes care.

New polymer for better biosensors

New polymer for better biosensors

Conquering a chemical challenge to control the structure of a polymer opens a path to better biosensors.

Face mask detects Covid-19 infection

Face mask detects Covid-19 infection

Engineers have designed a novel face mask that can diagnose the wearer with Covid-19 within about 90 minutes.

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