6 Results for

bacteriophage

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Bacteria-sniffing wand could help prevent foodborne illnesses

Researchers hope their real-time detection system that uses a magnetoelastic sensor can speed up testing at food processing plants.

By October 22, 2013

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Laptops could charge by typing thanks to a virus on the keys

We love the sound of laptops that can be charged by your typing, thanks to a genetically engineered virus.

By May 22, 2012

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Step on it: Virus could lead to motion-powered gadgets

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory designs a benign virus that builds up electric charge, a new approach to motion-powered personal electronics and energy harvesting.

By May 14, 2012

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Playing molecular Legos with viruses

Researchers at UC Berkeley have turned a benign virus into a tool that assembles structures similar to collagen--a process that could be used to create complex tissues such as corneas and bones.

By October 20, 2011

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Scientists use virus to help build battery

Rechargeable lithium ion batteries constructed by a genetically modified virus would have the same capacity as batteries used to power hybrid cars, MIT researchers say.

By April 6, 2009

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Synthetic bacteria-fighting organisms win Lemelson-MIT prize

Bacteriophages aren't as popular as antibiotics--but that could change, thanks to researchers.

By February 27, 2008