Nanotechnology analysis: Sooner, cheaper COVID tests

Journal Reference: Yanjun Yang, Jackelyn Murray, James Haverstick, Ralph A. Tripp, Yiping Zhao. Silver nanotriangle array based LSPR sensor for rapid coronavirus detection. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 2022; 359: 131604 DOI: 10.1016/j.snb.2022.131604 In March 2022, the group filed a patent application and published its first paper on rapid detection of COVID-19, using a localized … Read more

Sensor for sooner, more accurate COVID-19 tests

Journal Reference: Dilip Kumar Agarwal, Vikas Nandwana, Stephen E. Henrich, Vara Prasad V.N. Josyula, C. Shad Thaxton, Chao Qi, Lacy M. Simons, Judd F. Hultquist, Egon A. Ozer, Gajendra S. Shekhawat, Vinayak P. Dravid. Highly sensitive and ultra-rapid antigen-based detection of SARS-CoV-2 using nanomechanical sensor platform. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 2022; 195: 113647 DOI: 10.1016/j.bios.2021.113647 In … Read more

Marmoset monkeys solve hearing tests on the touchscreen

Journal Reference: A. Calapai, J. Cabrera-Moreno, T. Moser, M. Jeschke. Flexible auditory training, psychophysics, and enrichment of common marmosets with an automated, touchscreen-based system. Nature Communications, 2022; 13 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s41467-022-29185-9 A team of researchers led by Marcus Jeschke at the German Primate Center — Leibniz Institute for Primate Research (DPZ) and at the Institute … Read more

Corona-News-Ticker: Tests bleiben bis Ende Mai kostenlos

Corona News Ticker Tests bleiben bis Ende Mai kostenlos

Stand: 21.03.2022 21:06 Uhr Im Live-Ticker informiert NDR.de Sie auch heute – am Montag, 21. März 2022 – aktuell über die Folgen der Coronavirus-Pandemie für Niedersachsen, Schleswig-Holstein, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern und Hamburg. Das Wichtigste in Kürze: Corona-Tests bis Ende Mai kostenlos MV und Niedersachsen kritisieren Hotspot-Regelung Krisenstab-Leiter: Impfzentren nicht aufgeben Maskenpflicht für Niedersachsens Grundschüler aufgehoben Schleswig-Holstein: Keine … Read more

Home-based flu tests as accurate as rapid diagnostic testing in clinical settings

Journal Reference: Rachel E Geyer, Jack Henry Kotnik, Victoria Lyon, Elisabeth Brandstetter, Monica Zigman Suchsland, Peter D Han, Chelsey Graham, Misja Ilcisin, Ashley E Kim, Helen Y Chu, Deborah A Nickerson, Lea M Starita, Trevor Bedford, Barry Lutz, Matthew J Thompson. Diagnostic Accuracy of an At-Home, Rapid Self-test for Influenza: Prospective Comparative Accuracy Study. JMIR … Read more

Human choices in a simulated pandemic: New study tests interventions to foster safer behavior

Human choices in a simulated pandemic: New study tests interventions to foster safer behavior – NovLink Home Mash E Human choices in a simulated pandemic: New study tests interventions to foster safer behavior We would love to thank the author of this post for this remarkable material Human choices in a simulated pandemic: New study … Read more

Cabinet divided over plans to force UK businesses to subject their goods to costly post-Brexit tests – Reuters

Cabinet divided over plans to force UK businesses to subject

Plans to force UK firms to subject their products to costly post-Brexit testing before they can go on sale have been thrown into confusion by a cabinet split. Companies pushing for a U-turn – arguing that testing is unnecessary red tape, where goods have been approved by the EU – saw their hopes lifted when … Read more

Omikron: rapid tests under fire – which antigen tests work?

Omikron rapid tests under fire which antigen tests work

fromSophia Lother shut down In view of the Omikron variant, the uncertainty increases. Many wonder how reliable corona tests are. This is known so far from the antigen tests. Frankfurt – If they have a slight cold or scratchy throat, many people first resort to a rapid antigen test. Within a few minutes, it provides … Read more

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