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MXene materials may enable more sensitive gas sensors for medical diagnostics and more—but dog noses are still superior

By April Gocha / February 6, 2018

A group of researchers from Drexel University and KAIST in South Korea has shown that titanium carbide MXene thin films have superior gas sensing ability over existing gas sensor materials, making them particularly suitable for enabling the next generation of medical diagnostic sensor technologies.

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Disease-detecting breathalyzers use gas-sensing electrospun oxide nanofibers

By Eileen De Guire / May 11, 2012

Perena Gouma, a professor at SUNY Stony Brook, uses electrospinning to synthesize ceramic nanowires that can detect disease markers like ammonia and acetone. Credit: Science Nation; NSF. Chances are that you know a Type 1 diabetic who endures several finger pricks every day to monitor blood sugar levels. Maybe you know someone with asthma, or…

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