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lineup of portable bio sensors

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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Obama’s proposed 2015 budget includes increased spending for R&D, STEM education

By Jessica McMathis / March 7, 2014

President Obama has delivered to Congress a $3.9-trillion budget request for 2015 that includes $56 billion for his “Opportunity, Growth and Security Initiative” and increased spending for research and development (R&D).

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