How Nanotechnology Can 'Cheaply and Quickly' Diagnose the Deadly Virus

October 2, 2014 1:23 AM

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How Nanotechnology Can 'Cheaply and Quickly' Diagnose the Deadly Virus

Researchers hope to diagnose the deadly Ebola virus which is ravaging West Africa using a prototype of a device that detects the disease by shining light of viral nanoparticles on silicon.

The current outbreak of the virus is unprecedented and this week, it was announced that the death toll has surpassed 3,300. As the disease spreads, scientists are trying to find a way to detect the pathogen cheaply and quickly.

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