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Low-cost bioactive paper detects blood types in under a minute
Determining a blood type to ensure compatibility ahead of a transfusion isn’t straightforward at the best of times, but in regions of the world where proper medical equipment is unavailable it is nigh on impossible. A new bioactive piece of paper promises to change that, however, with the ability to analyse just a few drops ...Read More
Smart packaging to the rescue
Packaging is the front-line warrior in today’s efforts to improve food safety with effective, environmentally sound products. What if technology could guarantee that the package of cold cuts you just bought were free from Listeria and other harmful bacteria? What if technology could ensure that the antimicrobials in packaging didn’t leach onto your spinach? This ...Read More