CRISPR-Chip uses graphene

A new CRISPR-Chip device with electronic transistors made from graphene can detect specific genetic mutations in a matter of minutes. This means that genetic testing could be performed in a doctor’s office or field work setting without having to send a sample off to a...

Mushrooms and Graphene Nano-ribbons

Why engineer mushrooms and graphene together? Researchers say: this offers “enormous opportunities for next-generation bio-hybrid applications” in healthcare and other sectors. “Researchers at Stevens Institute of Technology have taken an ordinary...

Graphene for cancer detection

Graphene may be used for advanced detection of early-stage lung cancer in the future according to researchers at the University of Exeter. The “supermaterial” graphene may be the key to advanced detection of early-stage lung cancer in the future, according to...

Graphene and gold for biosensor detection

“Graphene and gold are now being used in ultra-sensitive biosensors to detect diseases at the molecular level with near perfect efficiency.” “In a paper published in the journal Nature Nanotechnology, scientists with the University of Minnesota...

Graphene bone repair

Graphene bone repair could be used to help your body heal itself. The graphene bone repair medical technology comes from Carnegie Mellon University and is at proof of concept stage. “Researchers have successfully used phosphate graphene as a scaffold, enabling...