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Nanotechnology provides rapid visual detection of COVID-19

Nanotechnology provides rapid visual detection of COVID-19

Scientists have developed an experimental diagnostic test for COVID-19 that can visually detect the presence of the virus in 10 minutes.

'Organ-on-a-chip' finds out how COVID-19 invades our bodies

'Organ-on-a-chip' finds out how COVID-19 invades our bodies

In order for a COVID-19 vaccine and antiviral drugs to be developed, scientists first need to understand why this virus spreads so easily and quickly, and why it invades our bodies with seemingly little resistance from our immune system.

Robotic testing platform increases coronavirus testing capacity

Robotic testing platform increases coronavirus testing capacity

A robotic testing platform developed in just nine days by dementia researchers could substantially increase the UK’s capacity to test people for coronavirus.

Scientists model heart attack on a chip

Scientists model heart attack on a chip

The chip is capable of precisely controlling oxygen and nutrient levels, and allowing observation of cell behavior in real time.

A robotic COVID-19 testing lab

A robotic COVID-19 testing lab

Scientists are creating from scratch a diagnostic lab with the capability to process more than 1,000 patient samples per day.

Smart insoles unlock the secrets of your sole

Smart insoles unlock the secrets of your sole

Researchers at Stevens Institute of Technology have developed an AI-powered, smart insole that instantly turns any shoe into a portable gait-analysis laboratory.

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