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Video: Handheld sensors made of nanostructured glass and thin metal films can test for various diseases

By Faye Oney / February 22, 2017

A graduate student at the University of North Carolina created a portable solution to the cumbersome and expensive disease diagnostic tools currently on the market—watch how he used nanotechnology to create a simple biosensor using glass and thin metal films.

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Power of materials: These door handles use titanium dioxide to stop the spread of germs

By April Gocha / August 5, 2015

Two new inventions are using the power of materials to help prevent spread of germs across some of the most frequently touched surfaces we encounter every day—door handles.

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