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NSF funding could make ceramic-based disease-monitoring breathalyzers a reality

By Eileen De Guire / October 7, 2012

One day soon, this circuit board could be a handheld breathalyzer. Credit: Gouma; SUNT Stony Brook. Perena Gouma‘s dream of developing breathalyzers for noninvasive health monitoring is on the path to becoming reality thanks to an award from the NSF to develop a “personalized asthma monitor.” Gouma is professor of materials science and engineering at…

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