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Tiny sensor may lead to home cancer detection kits

A University of Missouri engineering professor is developing a liquid sensor smaller than a human hair to detect cancer instantly using acoustic resonance.

By February 17, 2010


Penny-size nuclear battery keeps going and going

University of Missouri scientists are developing a nuclear battery the size of a penny that could hold a million times more charge than chemical batteries.

By October 9, 2009


When matter becomes code

With molecular lab science becoming information science--designed on a computer instead of a lab bench--Steve Jurvetson analyzes how start-ups are approaching the brave new world of nanotech.

June 15, 2001