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Rochester researchers pursue quick ways to detect COVID-19—and better understand it

Rochester researchers pursue quick ways to detect COVID-19—and better understand it

April 21, 2020

Nanomembranes, optical sensors, and blood analysis: Rochester faculty are turning previous research avenues to focus on ways to quickly detect novel coronavirus to speed treatment.

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Detecting microplastics first step in assessing environmental harm

Detecting microplastics first step in assessing environmental harm

January 9, 2020

Amid growing alarm over the plastic that pollutes our environment, biomedical and optics researchers are devising ways to quickly detect microplastics in drinking water to better understand their potential impacts on human health.

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Diagnostic Devices to Feature Super-Thin Filters

Diagnostic Devices to Feature Super-Thin Filters

November 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

DNA analysis and pathogen testing relies on filtration. These new membrane filters will be about 1,000 times thinner than the sponge-like filters used now, lending themselves to yet smaller, portable instrumentation for use in the field.

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