Nature Communications

By Heather Mack January 23, 2017
Researchers at California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA, Stockholm University and Uppsala University are working on a smartphone-based microscope in hopes of developing a cost-effective and accessible way for DNA sequencing and genetic mutation analysis. As described in a recently published article in the journal Nature Communications, the researchers used a 3D printer to produce a lightweight...
By Neil Versel June 12, 2012
Photo Credit: Michael McAlpine Gold teeth have been around for decades, and some have even adopted the look as a fashion statement. Soon, though, a blinged-out grill might be able to provide early warning for health conditions. Engineers at Princeton University have developed a tattoo-like dental sensor that can detect bacteria—down to the molecular level—even a single bacterium—that could cause...