infections

Graphene sheets improve lab-on-chip diagnostic tests

Graphene sheets improve lab-on-chip diagnostic tests

Researchers have improved an electronic sensor for fast detection of infectious diseases like COVID-19.

A smartwatch-based algorithm to detect viral infections

A smartwatch-based algorithm to detect viral infections

Purdue University engineers and physIQ have developed a viral detection algorithm for smartwatches.

Hydrogel fights drug-resistant bacteria

Hydrogel fights drug-resistant bacteria

Scientists have developed a new kind of antibiotic-free protection for wounds that kills drug-resistant bacteria.

Rapid screening of drug-resistent bacteria

Rapid screening of drug-resistent bacteria

A research team led by scientists at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has developed a novel cell sensor with a barcode-like micro-channel structure that enables rapid and low-cost screening of drug-resistant bacteria.

New antibacterial material prevents infections

New antibacterial material prevents infections

Researchers have developed a novel antibacterial material that can fulfill a wide range of applications as a dressing for wounds, by preventing infection and thus facilitating treatment and healing.

Microneedles deliver antibiotics to infected wounds

Microneedles deliver antibiotics to infected wounds

The microneedles pierce the biofilm layer of a wound and deliver the medicine to oxygenate the tissue.

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