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These biosensors have been modified to recognize a particular molecule of interest, such as the blood component heme.
Researchers not involved with the work identified several improvements that are needed for the biosensor to be clinically useful.
Simmers and colleagues are now trying to use the membrane on biosensors.
In a recent study at McMaster University, in Ontario, researchers tested a biosensor-equipped patch that can be attached to food packaging to alert consumers of the presence of bacteria like salmonella and E. coli.
Japanese researchers designed a device to monitor uric acid and American and Brazilian scientists created another to monitor glucose; both contained biosensors and wireless communications modules.
The miniature biosensor would be placed just beneath the skin surface and be powered wirelessly by a wearable device, such as a smartwatch or patch, the University of California, San Diego engineers explained.
Add information from connected devices, biosensors and digital surveys on dosing and compliance, and the data flow becomes so immense that assessing its value becomes its own priority.
Researchers have shown that nanoparticles can be used to create supersensitive biosensors able to detect cancer cells and even identify molecules that indicate someone is at increased risk for cancer.
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medical Definition of biosensor
- New biosensors that can sniff out traces of the explosives RDX and TNT may be used to help clean up old munitions sites.
- —Science News, 6 Apr. 1996
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