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September 15, 2017

DNA robot sorts and delivers

Nucleic acid construct picks up, moves, and drops off fluorescent cargo to predetermined locations

September 11, 2017

Nondestructive surgical mass spec

Water droplets extract compounds that can distinguish between normal tissue and cancer tissue

September 11, 2017

Detecting food allergens on the go

Prototype device can detect traces of peanuts, other allergens in minutes

September 7, 2017

Technique pinpoints active sites on catalyst surfaces

Scanning microscopy detects activity with unprecedented resolution while reactions occur

August 30, 2017

Looking for methane leaks

Low-cost sensors could help natural gas producers fix a costly and climate-altering problem

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