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Professors to develop hand-held pathogen testing device
...ication will happen on the same DNA biochip. A DNA biochip
has signature pieces of DNA attached to a silica surface, similar to a computer chip, and is about the size of a thumbnail. Today, testing air, water or food for pathogens like cholera and dysentery must be done one pathogen at a time. Testing for...
New biochip helps study living cells, may speed drug development
Purdue University researchers have developed a biochip
that measures the electrical activities of cells a...e with current technology. In the near term, the biochip
could speed scientific research, which could accelerate drug development for muscle and nerve disord...