Coronavirus

Covid-19: wearables can detect symptoms

Covid-19: wearables can detect symptoms

Wearable devices can identify COVID-19 cases earlier than traditional diagnostic methods and can help track and improve management of the disease.

Biomaterials for virus-fighting surfaces

Biomaterials for virus-fighting surfaces

Scientists are working toward advances that, using nanotechnology, could lead to a hospital bed or doorknob that naturally destroys viruses.

AI makes strides in search for COVID-19 treatments

AI makes strides in search for COVID-19 treatments

A deep learning model that can predict how human genes and medicines will interact has identified at least 10 compounds that may hold promise as treatments for COVID-19.

Biosensors quickly spot coronavirus proteins, antibodies

Biosensors quickly spot coronavirus proteins, antibodies

Scientists have created a new way to detect the proteins that make up the pandemic coronavirus, as well as antibodies against it.

mhealth: A smartphone-based COVID-19 test

mhealth: A smartphone-based COVID-19 test

Researchers are developing a COVID-19 testing method that uses a smartphone microscope to analyze saliva samples and deliver results in about 10 minutes.

A bifunctional biosensor detects COVID-19

A bifunctional biosensor detects COVID-19

How fast could SARS-CoV-2 be detected? Researchers have developed an accurate, high-speed, and portable detector for COVID-19.

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