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New probes offer much faster results

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Next-generation magnetic biosensors will be able to detect extremely low concentrations of proteins and other biomolecules in very small samples within just a few minutes.

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Figure 1: The small arm of the law.

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Figure 2: The magneto-nano chip.

S. J. OSTERFELD & S. X. WANG, STANFORD UNIV.

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Sandhu, A. New probes offer much faster results. Nature Nanotech 2, 746–748 (2007) doi:10.1038/nnano.2007.398

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