Tag: "nanosensors" at biology news
Revolutionary nanotechnology illuminates brain cells at work
...ance energy transfer, or FRET. In a new study, the nanosensors
were introduced into nerve cells to measure the release of the neurotransmitter glutamate--the major brain chemical that increases nerve-cell activity in mammalian brains. It is involved in everything from learning and memory to mood and perception. ...
Researchers Create DNA-Based Sensors for Nano-Tongues and Nano-Noses
...ty. According to the researchers, arrays of these nanosensors
could detect molecules on the order of one part pe...rs' Eve. In the report, the researchers tested the nanosensors
on five different chemical odorants, including methanol and dinitrotoluene, or DNT, a common chemica...
Motorola researchers develop selective sensors based on carbon nanotubes
...sors when applied to medicine." "Integration of nanosensors
into devices and sensor networks will enable the detection of biological and chemical agents at very low concentrations, which could be vital in the areas of public safety and homeland security," added Vida Ilderem, vice president of the Embedded Sys...