Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, April 9th, 2002
At present, it takes technicians days to incubate and then implicate harmful and deadly bacteria in food poisonings, but the new sensor does its detective work in just minutes.
The sensor, which employs liposomes, artificial microscopic, cell-like structures, has been developed at Cornell University's department of food science and technology. Field tests at Cornell have rapidly detected traces of Escherichia coli...
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