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Using quantum dots and a smartphone to find killer bacteria

Scientists develop cheap and rapid way to identify antibiotic-resistant golden staph (MRSA)

19-Aug-2019

A combination of off-the-shelf quantum dot nanotechnology and a smartphone camera soon could allow doctors to identify antibiotic-resistant bacteria in just 40 minutes, potentially saving patient lives. Staphylococcus aureus (golden staph), is a common form of bacterium that causes serious and ...

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Previously unknown bacterial strain identified

10-May-2019

Experts from MedUni Vienna/Vienna General Hospital have identified a previously unknown bacterial strain of the genus Leptospira. Infection with this bacterium triggered unusual neurological symptoms, reminiscent of myasthenia gravis, an autoimmune disease in which signal transmission is ...

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Stilla Technologies completes €16 Million Series A

Novel digital PCR system

23-Nov-2018

Stilla Technologies, provider of pioneering digital PCR solutions for high precision genetic analysis, announced today the successful completion of a Series A financing round of 16 million euros ($18 Million) led by Illumina Ventures, with participation from Kurma Partners, LBO France, BNP ...

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DNA-based method detects trace amounts of peanut in foods

07-Sep-2018

For people with severe peanut allergies, eating even miniscule amounts of the legume can trigger anaphylaxis --- a life-threatening condition characterized by dizziness, breathing difficulties and, sometimes, loss of consciousness. Now, researchers have developed a sensitive new test to detect ...

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Marking breast implants with tomato DNA to prevent counterfeiting

02-Aug-2018

For years, a French company sold breast implants made of cheap industrial silicone components. Headline news when it broke in 2010, this scandal is still keeping the courts busy today. Now, a research team at the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research IAP has come up with a method to ...

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Sensitive new assay detects hepatitis B infection in single liver cells and serum

13-Apr-2018

Chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) can progress to cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). A study describes a new HBV assay that offers advantages over currently used methods because it has the capability to detect closed circular DNA (cccDNA) in serum, single cells, and preserved tissue ...

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DNA testing can rapidly solve Legionnaires' disease outbreaks

11-Apr-2018

A DNA test method called polymerase chain reaction (PCR) allowed New York City health officials to identify the source of a Legionnaires' disease outbreak within hours of specimen collection and should be considered in all Legionnaires' outbreak investigations, researchers say in the April issue ...

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How reliable is diagnostic testing for Zika?

05-Mar-2018

Globally, Brazil has been the hardest hit by the current Zika outbreak. Almost all cases of Zika-associated malformations in newborns have been reported from this country. DZIF scientists from the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin have shown that molecular diagnostic tests for the Zika virus ...

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Faecal Pollution: DNA Uncovers Culprit

CSI and forensics can be used to uncover not only serial killers but also the cause of water pollution

19-Jan-2018

Despite wastewater management and treatment plants, human waste remains the main source of microbial faecal pollution in the river Danube. This is the most notable finding of a comprehensive analysis of faecal pollution in the Danube. The study used a new molecular genetics method that enables ...

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Spaghetti-like, DNA 'noodle origami' the new shape of things to come for nanotechnology

18-Dec-2017

For the past few decades, scientists have been inspired by the blueprint of life, DNA, as the shape of things to come for nanotechnology. This burgeoning field is called DNA origami. Scientist borrowed its moniker from the paper artists who conjure up birds, flowers and planes from imaginatively ...

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